Microsoft closes six sites allegedly set up by Russian-linked threat group

The alleged Russian-linked threat group known as APT28 has been blamed for more mischief in the United States, this time...

August 21st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Sensitive Canadian, UK government info exposed from cloud project management service

In another example of how employees can defeat the best security strategies, a researcher has discovered Canadian and British government...

August 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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More side-channel vulnerabilities discovered in Intel CPUs

Infosec teams are moving to assess the potential fall-out of trying to mitigate three new bugs in Intel CPUs after...

August 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

California bank phishing scheme aimed at Royal Bank customers

One of the latest bank phishing campaigns aimed at Californians has a Canadian twist: The targets are supposed to be...

August 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Fax protocol vulnerability lets malware be sent over phone line: Report

Using fax for business communications in North America is increasingly disappearing, but it's still important in some sectors -- particularly...

August 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Huawei Canada responds to political heat on security

This summer has been hot in Canada, but – if you excuse mixing cliches – it’s nothing like the heat...

August 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ten tips for more secure sofware

Many organizations still ignore basic security, survey suggests

Experts are going hoarse telling organizations they have to build their cyber security strategies around doing the basics, including having an accurate inventory of everything on the network. But if...

August 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Firms have to spread responsibility for security throughout enterprise, says Accenture

Organizations aren’t doing enough to spread responsibility for cyber security throughout the enterprise, says consulting firm Accenture after looking at...

August 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Reddit breach shows limits of SMS-based two-factor authentication

The announcement today from Reddit that some of its systems were comprised even though they were protected with two-factor authentication...

August 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon