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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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Phone-Based Fraud Takes Off During Tax Time

Security firm Pindrop finds a phone fraud ring that may have targeted more than 450,000 people, mostly immigrants and foreign nationals, in attempts to extort ...

Arts and crafts store Michaels says 3 million credit cards exposed in breach

Meanwhile, Target investigators prepare for long process in nabbing hackers: As the officials investigating the Target data breach are settling in for what they believe ...

POS malware risks millions of payment cards for Michaels, Aaron Brothers shoppers

An investigation dating back to January has finally confirmed that malware on point-of-sale systems may have compromised payment card data for millions of Michaels Stores ...

Darknet gets its first search engine

Grams Darknet Market Search is patterned after Google and can only be accessed through the Tor browser.

3 Million Customer Credit, Debit Cards Stolen in Michaels, Aaron Brothers Breaches

Nationwide arts and crafts chain Michaels Stores Inc. said today that two separate, eight-month-long security breaches at its stores last year may have exposed as ...

Arrested Canadian hacker ‘believed’ to have exploited Heartbleed bug

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested a 19-year-old man in Ontario who they believe exploited the Heartbleed bug to steal information from a federal agency.

Netcraft adds Heartbleed sniffing to site-scanning browser tool

Checks if sites were vulnerable and what they’ve done about it: Internet stats clearinghouse Netcraft has released a new tool aimed at letting consumers know ...

Can Being Facebook Friends Cancel Your Right to Sue?

General Mills says it treats customers’ information sensitively. But what about their rights?

Phishing scam targets Michigan public schools

Unknown attackers used the finance director’s email account to request wire transfers from the school district’s accounting department.

This Netcraft tool flags sites affected by Heartbleed

Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help.

Heartbleed Bug Sends Bandwidth Costs Skyrocketing

The exposure of the Heartbleed vulnerability last week had a number of repercussions, one of which was to set off a mad scramble by companies ...

Researchers uncover critical flaws impacting satellite communications

Critical security issues that leave satellite communications vulnerable to being intercepted, manipulated or blocked were detailed in a white paper.

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