FireEye’s network testing tools were stolen – now what?

This week's admission by FireEye that a suspected nation-state made off with so-called red team test tools it uses to...

December 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Annual total losses from cybercrime including downtime almost $1 trillion, says report

Cybercrime continues to be an increasingly lucrative business for criminals and nation-states, according to a survey by McAfee. Using publicly-available...

December 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canada doesn’t have a ‘Huawei problem’, says report, it has a 5G strategy problem

For several years the Canadian telecommunications sector has been caught in what some call the "Huawei problem," a set of...

December 9th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Vulnerabilities in open source TCP/IP could affect millions of devices, Forescout researchers say

Thirty-three vulnerabilities in four open-source TCP/IP stacks may affect the security of millions of internet-connected devices from 150 manufacturers, according...

December 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ransomware update: Documents from Calgary energy firm released

A ransomware gang that claims to have hit Parkland Corp., a multi-million dollar publicly-traded Calgary energy firm, has begun publishing...

December 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Interpol, IBM warn COVID-19 vaccine distribution network under threat

Hard on the heels of an Interpol warning this week that criminals are targeting COVID-19 vaccine supply chains comes an...

December 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Microsoft researchers say nation state threat actor is using cryptomining to hide spying

Has your organization found evidence of a cryptocurrency mining app on its computer systems? It may not be from just...

December 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Candor about cybersecurity incidents can save money as well as trust, says survey

There's an old adage that says, "Honesty is the best policy." A new survey from security vendor Kaspersky suggests it...

November 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Home Depot to pay U.S. states $17.5 million for 2014 data breach

It's taken six years but a number of U.S. states have finally come to an agreement on financial penalties and...

November 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon