danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

This cyber attack gives new meaning to the word ‘sophisticated’

Security experts recently have taken to noting the increased sophistication of the tactics of threat actors. A column this week...

October 11th, 2017 Howard Solomon

IT problems, computer flaws, glitches

It’s time for law enforcement to take DNS seriously

We rely on law enforcement to be our first-line of defence against criminals online and offline. Yet, most law enforcement...

March 15th, 2016 Jacques Latour

Security Pad, cyber security, IT

6 things that IT managers should add to their to-do lists for 2016

In many ways, 2015 could be defined as the year of the hack. Cybercrime has made headlines on an almost...

December 23rd, 2015 Jacques Latour

Unlocked

Canadian vendor ups DNS protection

IT attacks come in waves, with hackers picking up on trends like fashionistas spotting the latest clothes styles. The latest...

May 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Use OpenDNS to protect your business network

Use OpenDNS to protect your business network

If you aren't using OpenDNS to protect your small business network, now is the time to take the few minutes...

March 29th, 2009 David Strom

1.3 million DNS servers still vulnerable to cache-poisoning

1.3 million DNS servers still vulnerable to cache-poisoning

More than 10 percent of the Internet's DNS (Domain Name System) servers are still vulnerable to cache-poisoning attacks, according to...

November 10th, 2008 Bryan Betts

DNS attacks imminent after flaw details leaked

DNS attacks imminent after flaw details leaked

One day after a security company accidentally posted details of a serious flaw in the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS),...

July 22nd, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Microsoft releases four security patches

Microsoft releases four security patches

Microsoft Corp. has patched bugs in its SQL Server, Exchange and Windows software that could let hackers mess with Internet...

July 7th, 2008 Robert McMillan

Internet domain system open to fraudulent attack

Internet domain system open to fraudulent attack

A large number of DNS servers, a critical part of the Internet's infrastructure, are vulnerable to attacks that could lead...

August 4th, 2005 Matthew Broersma