Network security threats to watch in 2010

Network security threats to watch in 2010

So you keep all of your anti-virus software and firewall signatures up to date. If you’re a Microsoft Corp. shop,...

January 13th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

YEAR IN REVIEW: April 2009

YEAR IN REVIEW: April 2009

One of the biggest stories in March continued to play out as April rolled in, with speculation of a Sun-IBM deal...

December 23rd, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

YEAR IN REVIEW: February 2009

YEAR IN REVIEW: February 2009

In February, U.S. President Obama made a lofty promise of Web connectivity to all Americans by making “laying broadband” one...

December 21st, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Zeus, Koobface, Conficker: How to put up a fight

Zeus, Koobface, Conficker: How to put up a fight

Cisco Systems Inc. highlighted the top security threats of 2009 by presenting Cybercrime Showcase Awards as part of its Annual...

December 11th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Cisco gives Zeus, Koobface and Conficker awards

Cisco gives Zeus, Koobface and Conficker awards

Cisco Systems Inc. presented its first-ever Cybercrime Showcase awards as part of its 2009 Annual Security Report, released Tuesday.  Zeus:...

December 8th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

How B.C. hospitals deal with Conficker

How B.C. hospitals deal with Conficker

A year after the Conficker worm was first observed crawling through corporate networks, a Western Canada hospital administrator has installed...

November 10th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Fake security tools still big threat, worms on the rise

Fake security tools still big threat, worms on the rise

TheNo. 1 offender to Canadian’s PCs in the first half of 2009 was Win32/ZangoSearchAssistant, adware that victims probably don’t even know...

November 3rd, 2009 Kathleen Lau

After one year, Conficker infects 7 million computers

After one year, Conficker infects 7 million computers

The Conficker worm has passed a dubious milestone. It has now infected more than 7 million computers, security experts estimate. On...

October 30th, 2009 Robert McMillan

Conficker talk sanitized at Black Hat to protect investigation

Conficker talk sanitized at Black Hat to protect investigation

LAS VEGAS -- The international security team tracking down Conficker thought the masterminds behind it would have been apprehended by...

August 4th, 2009 Tim Greene