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U.S. warns of Russian cyber intrusions of critical infrastructure

CISOs at critical infrastructure organizations in Canada are eying an alert issued by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)...

March 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Canada used by POS thieves to hide data theft

By now, hopefully, the C-suite here knows enough to stop saying this country is so insignificant businesses won’t be victims...

March 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Malspam campaign spreading three varieties of ransomware

After a two-month drop in volume of incidents, the Sigma ransomware is spreading again with an email campaign purportedly from...

March 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Uber argument that data theft wouldn’t be a risk to users is a warning, says consumer group

Uber's refusal to notify Alberta users of the ride sharing service that their personal data had been stolen until ordered by...

March 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Fewer Canadian CIOs increasing security, company says survey suggests

A sizable number of Canadian CIOs appear to be standing pat with their cyber security efforts, according to a survey...

March 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon

More IT security teams meeting business, maturity goals, says study

Security teams may finally understand how to forge strong defences against online attacks, a new report suggests. In its fifth annual State...

March 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Tim Horton’s struck by POS attack; All issues now addressed, says supplier

Panasonic Canada says all issues relating to a virus that struck its point of sales systems in a number of...

March 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Rate of economic crime in Canada is leaping: Report

After several years of relatively stable numbers the rate of economic crime in Canada took a leap in 2017, according...

March 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Another huge Memcached-based DDoS attack launched. How to stop it

It doesn't take cyber attackers long to pick up on an effective idea. Four days after a huge distributed denial...

March 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon