Beacon came across a bunch of leaked Spotify account credentials and some sites with tips on how to crack accounts after a single search. Screenshot submitted by Echosec

Published: April 17th, 2019


How a Halifax cafe endured a Facebook page hi-jacking

Halifax's Humani-T Cafe had its Facebook page revived this week after a lengthy take-over of the site during which the...

March 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

McAfee: Decade-old cyber espionage campaign targets South Korea, U.S. and Canada

LAS VEGAS -- McAfee researchers have discovered a series of cyber-attacks targeting South Korea, the U.S. and Canada, but it’s...

October 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Nude photo hacker sentenced; Apple buys AR startup; Google calls BS on Trump’s conspiracy theory

The hacker that stole celebrity nudes is sentenced to jail, Apple buys an augmented reality startup, and Google is calling...

August 31st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Ontario transit agency ‘extremely confident’ cyber attack came from North Korea

Infosec experts are wondering why someone in North Korea planted malware on a computer system run by Metrolinx, the provincially run...

January 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Researchers uncover flaws capable of hijacking Dell EMC’s Data Protection Suite

Researchers from Digital Defense have uncovered zero-day vulnerabilities that allow hackers to hijack systems within the Dell EMC Data Protection...

January 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Being proactive in the age of the pro hacker

The title of a 1974 mega-hit from the Canadian rock band Bachman Turner Overdrive speaks perfectly to where we are...

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Cybersecurity wake-up call: A 6-step approach to proactive incident response

Business has a new battleground. The foes aren’t competitors, but they are silent intruders beating at the doors of virtually...

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Are ‘Zombie Cars’ in our future?

Global hit Fate of the Furious gave us a sneak peak of the future many of us fear: a hacker taking...

April 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian among four charged by U.S. in 2014 Yahoo hack

American law enforcement officials have worked with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) to help stop cyber crime. However on Wednesday...

March 15th, 2017 Howard Solomon