Gavel in court

RCMP, Calgary police helped US in ransomware indictments

The RCMP and Calgary Police are credited by the U.S. Justice Department with being among the agencies that helped a...

November 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

Patches need to be installed for EMC, VMware, Adobe Flash and a WordPress plugin

Several tech companies released patches this week for critical vulnerabilities that infosec pros should ensure are installed as soon as possible....

November 21st, 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

Phishing

Why a seemingly insignificant financial merger triggered huge wave of Canadian phishing attacks

In February two Canadian bank-owned co-operatives, Interac Association – which runs the inter-bank debit card network – and Acxsys Corp....

November 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Sophos sees small amount of progress in war against cyber attackers

Despite the continuing and almost daily reports of data breaches there's a glimmer of hope in the war infosec pros are waging...

November 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Airlines seeing increased sophistication in bad bots: Report

Automated bots that hammer away at websites with credentials stuffing and other attacks are a challenge for any company. But...

November 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

France calls for nations to condemn malicious cyber activities at opening of International Governance Forum

In an effort to spur stalled global talks on improving cyber security, France today called for nations "to work together prevent...

November 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Senator ‘repelled’ by StatsCan plan to scoop customer spending data from banks

Several senators attacked Statistics Canada’s controversial plan to force banks to hand over personal spending data of tens of thousands...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Bell launches managed IoT security service

Bell Canada launched a managed IoT security service today, aimed at businesses who use Internet-connected sensors, video cameras and switches, as...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon