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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

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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