VPNFilter malware hits more routers, NAS devices than first thought

More home and office WiFi routers and network attached storage (NAS) devices have been targeted by  malware dubbed VPNFilter than...

June 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Large amount of desktop software in Canada is unlicenced and a major threat: Industry study

The amount of unlicenced and unsupported software in the desktop computers of Canadians continues to slowly drop but still poses a...

June 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Multi-layered security is a must to protect cloud environments

There is no one silver bullet to protect against security threats in the cloud environment.  Rather, Albert Kramer, technical director...

March 1st, 2018 Cindy Baker

Mobile app stores still source of malicious content, says report

CISOs looking for ammunition to remind employees of the dangers of downloading apps for mobile devices can cite the latest...

December 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Canadian threat researchers help take down Andromeda botnet

Threat researchers from the Montreal division of security vendor Eset combined with colleagues from Microsoft to help the FBI and...

December 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Kaspersky says internal investigation proves its software hasn’t been tampered with

How trustworthy are security products from Russia-based Kaspersky? The question was raised last month in two stories from the Wall...

November 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Kaspersky CEO fires back at critics about spying allegations

For Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab, 2017 will go down as a year to forget. The Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab has repeatedly been...

October 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

How do you protect yourself from Microsoft Office malware?

By Ellie Martin Recently, antivirus company McAfee has warned users that Microsoft office has a potentially harmful virus inside that...

October 25th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

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Hashtag Trending – CCleaner and Vevo hacked, marketers hate Apple’s new ad blocking feature

A system maintenance app has been used to distribute malware. MTV’s digital offspring has had more than three terabytes of...

September 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood