90 million Facebook users have to log back in after security incident

It's not been a good week for Facebook. Today the social media giant admitted almost 50 million accounts may have...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Uber pays US$148 million fine after data breach allegedly concealed

Uber Technologies has agreed to pay a US$146 million fine to American authorities and promised to tighten security to settle...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Data on hundreds of thousands of Canadians left on bankrupt retailer’s hard drives for sale

Owners and managers of a failed company face a range of responsibilities: Making sure there is an orderly winding down...

September 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Stolen federal device wasn’t encrypted, violating government rules

Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story that first appeared Sept. 14. The federal government now says...

September 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

All 1.7 million Air Canada app users must reset password after breach

Although Air Canada says that a data breach discovered last week only affects 20,000 of its mobile app accounts -...

August 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Cyber Security Today – U.S. healthcare institution stung, patch your MikroTik router and update Drupal

A phishing email leads to a health data breach, MikroTik routers need an update, and so does Drupal. Another big...

August 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending: Car makers exposed; Should Amazon replace libraries?; is thinner better?

A bunch of data belonging to car manufacturers gets exposed, Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries, and is our pursuit...

August 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

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Reddit breach shows limits of SMS-based two-factor authentication

The announcement today from Reddit that some of its systems were comprised even though they were protected with two-factor authentication...

August 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Equifax wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed

Equifax Inc. wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed, arguing that the breach caused no injuries and...

July 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood