Microsoft Canada CIO busts OS migration myths

By April 8 next year Microsoft Corp. would have stopped issuing patches to its Windows XP operating system. For years,...

October 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

7 stealthy attacks hackers use

Back in the 1990s an Excel macro virus silently and randomly replaced zeros in spreadsheets with capital O’s. This altered...

September 30th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cyber security group warns of increasing IE attacks

A global cyber security monitoring organization has raised its threat level warning after receiving reports of increased attacks on unpatched...

September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Hackers likely to cash in on XP retirement: Expert

A security expert said it is very likely that cyber criminals will exploit the impending retirement of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows...

August 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Top 4 legacy application risks

Many security personnel tend to overlook the mounting risks that existing code are often exposed to. Product specific domains may...

July 29th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Ruby on Rails flaw used to create botnet

Ruby on Rails flaw used to create botnet

A critical vulnerability in the Web application development framework Ruby on Rails is being exploited by hackers to compromise servers...

May 29th, 2013

Mass attack hits patched Java flaw

Mass attack hits patched Java flaw

Less than a week after Oracle Corp. released a patch for a Java remote code execution vulnerability, the flaw was...

April 24th, 2013

Microsoft’s patch Tuesday tackles Windows 8 flaws

Microsoft’s patch Tuesday tackles Windows 8 flaws

Microsoft Inc.’s Patch Tuesday next week will address critical vulnerabilities in the Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems. The...

April 5th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Cisco error weakens IOS password

Cisco error weakens IOS password

A password encryption meant to increase the resistance of Cisco System’s  IOS operating system to brute force attacks actually left...

March 21st, 2013