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Look beyond BYOD

Whether officially permitted or not, employees are using personally-owned smart phones, tablets, and PCs for work. A study by Gartner last year found that 57% ...

Rapid Cybersecurity Risk Assessments

Businesses and governments alike are struggling to effectively protect information systems from cyber-attack. The theory appears sound: We conduct risks assessment, identify areas of risk ...

Apple releases iOS 7.1 to address multiple security issues

On Monday Apple released iOS 7.1 to address a number of security issues. The update is now available through iTunes and Software Update on iOS devices. ...

C-13: Who’s the bully?

Bill C-13 is being promoted by the Conservatives as addressing cyber-bulling, but it is much more about the Harper government bullying Canadians into giving up ...

Adobe Releases Security Update for Adobe Shockwave Player

Adobe has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.7.148 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

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Phishers Divert Home Loan Earnest Money

It looks like it’s time to update my Value of a Hacked Email Account graphic: Real estate and title agencies are being warned about a ...

Self-taught hackers rule

Ilio Kolochenko, CEO of High-Tech Bridge, a Swiss information security company, gave the keynote address on governments’ role in cybersecurity this past Sunday at the ...

Apple splats ‘new’ SSL snooping bug in iOS, OS X – but it’s no Heartbleed

Triple-handshake flaw stalks Macs and iThings: Apple has squashed a significant security bug in its SSL engine for iOS and OS X as part of ...

Coding error protects some Android apps from Heartbleed

Some Android apps thought to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug were spared because of a common coding error in the way they implemented their ...

Sat comms kit riddled with backdoors for hackers – researcher

Right, shipmate, identify yourself. LOL? What’s your meaning?: Security researchers claim to have uncovered myriad security problems with satellite communication systems. But while major manufacturer ...

Think-tank to infosec: you’re doing it wrong

Cyber risks ‘similar to 2008 crash’: Tomorrow’s Internet is a scary, scary place, according to think-tank The Atlantic Council, so much so that we’re all ...

Heartbleed bled out and now, an arrest

The RCMP have managed to track down and arrest the first ne’er do well in London, Ontario. The RCMP have not indicated how they managed ...

Leaker claims Microsoft will give away free cloud-based Windows for PCs & laptops

Wzor, the infamous Windows leaker, took to a forum with claims that Microsoft is allegedly working on a prototype operating system that would not be ...

An Eavesdropping Lamp That Livetweets Private Conversations

Conversnitch, a device they built for less than $100 that resembles a lightbulb or lamp and surreptitiously listens in on nearby conversations and posts snippets ...

Patch iOS, OS X gear now: PDFs, JPEGs, URLs can pwn Macs

And iThings and desktops at risk of new SSL attack flaw: Apple has released updates to its iOS and OS X operating systems that will ...

Japan airport staff dash to replace passcodes after security cock-up

Haneda employee drops key codes ahead of Obama visit: The dangers of writing passwords down on paper were laid bare in the Japanese airport of ...

Cisco kicks off security kit/software/cloud combo

Realtime protection, apparently: Cisco has added threat management to its portfolio, announcing Managed Threat Defense which it says brings realtime security to its customers.

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