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UEFI rootkit discovered in the wild, says security vendor

Infosec pros are being warned to make sure Secure Boot is enabled on all PCs after a security vendor says...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

CRTC lays down first-ever fines for malware-infected ads

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is fining two companies $250,000 for their involvement in installing malicious software through...

July 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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Another Emotet banking trojan campaign is spreading, warns Canadian managed security provider

A Canadian security vendor  has warned of seeing evidence of an increase in the number of customers successfully infected by...

July 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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