CRTC says Canadian ISPs may be forced to get tougher on botnets

Canada's telecom regulator may force internet service providers to adopt network-level botnet blocking to limit criminally-run automated systems' ability to...

January 14th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Trickbot botnet disrupted by Microsoft and alliance of tech companies

Microsoft says it, and several tech companies, have at least temporarily taken down the Trickbot botnet, a Russian-based network of...

October 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

Mirai botnet exploiting Hadoop vulnerability on Linux servers: Report

Since its discovery in the summer of 2016 variations of the Mirai botnet, which infects and chains Internet-connected surveillance cameras...

November 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Governments should use buying, regulatory power to fight botnets: Expert

Draft U.S. government recommendations on ways to reduce the threat of automated botnets launching denial of service attacks and spreading...

January 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon


Despite efforts, security breaches continue to rise, this includes some of the most respected brands, and breach detection, containment and...

August 21st, 2017 Jeff

Fortinet Threat Landscape Report Q2 2017

The second quarter of 2017 witnessed dramatic cyber-attacks in the form of WannaCry and NotPetya, but in the background of...

August 21st, 2017 Jeff

malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

Microsoft opens anti-cybercrime facility

Microsoft Corp. has opened a 17,000 square foot facility which will provide technical and legal expertise along with the IT...

November 15th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

E-mail attacks on businesses rose in 2010: Symantec

E-mail attacks on businesses rose in 2010: Symantec

The number of targeted e-mail attacks rose in 2010 compared to the previous year, as cyber criminals increasingly target corporations...

December 8th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Tracking tornadoes, botnets and the solar system

Tracking tornadoes, botnets and the solar system

TORONTO—Exascale computing, or one million trillion calculations per second, is the next barrier to beat in the realm of high-performance...

June 9th, 2010 Kathleen Lau