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Malware attacks in Canada up 103 per cent over 2018, says SonicWall

Canada faced the second biggest increase in malware attacks last year among customers of corporate security vendor SonicWall. Malware attacks...

March 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Analysis of three malware families to help infosec pros

In the second half of last year three families of malware --  LokiBot, Trickbot and Emotet -- caused a lot...

February 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 1, 2019 — Dangerous Mac malware, SuperBowl alert and protect your email

Dangerous new Mac malware is a quadruple threat, SuperBowl online alert and protect your email from this attack. Welcome to...

February 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian firms targeted by job recruitment scam to gain company intelligence: Report

Canadian natural gas and telecom firms are among critical infrastructure organizations around the world that have been targeted by a...

December 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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‘Butter’ attack still victimizing Linux servers: Report

To many people, butter is a basic food that is used widely in cooking and eating. It's also the username...

November 29th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Compromised sites a reminder to webmasters to watch for compromised third-party code

Two recent hacking incidents have raised the profile of an attack vector that infose pros and webmasters  need to pay...

November 20th, 2018 Howard Solomon

McAfee names Jann Arden as 2018’s most dangerous Canadian celebrity

Jann Arden is the most dangerous celebrity to search online, says McAfee Corp. The Calgary-born singer-songwriter is associated with the...

October 2nd, 2018 Tom Li

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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