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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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Virgin Media email blunder leads to breach affecting 130k

The message snafu affected only customers with a Virgin.net account.

First Arrest Related to Heartbleed SSL Flaw Reported

NEWS ANALYSIS: Though experts are still assessing the full impact of Heartbleed, police in Canada made the first arrest related to the SSL encryption flaw.

A Starbucks scam is brewing, phishing emails contain Zeus attachment

Emails purporting to come from Starbucks actually come attached with a modified version of the Zeus banking trojan, but numerous spelling and grammar mistakes should ...

Trend Micro Updates Complete User Protection Platform

Upgrades include expanded hosted email security for protection of Microsoft Office365 deployments and browser exploit detection.

Microsoft extends Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for business

Microsoft on Wednesday extended the Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses by three months, but again told consumers they had less than four weeks ...

Heartbleed detection tools may give FALSE READINGS

‘Starfleet should forget about old space legends. There’s no intelligent life here’: Scripts published that purport to seek out and reveal OpenSSL vulnerabilities may falsely ...

German Aerospace Center discovers spy malware on network

The possibly foreign malware affected all computer systems and left little for investigators to work from because it was designed to self-destruct.

LaCie compromised for over a year

I guess there is truth in the saying that the devil is in the details. If anyone ever tries to tell you that their product ...

Android trojan app targets Facebook users

Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor ...

How a cyber cop patrols the underworld of e-commerce

Melissa Andrews, a resident of Canada, is a cyber security “cop” for Payza, an international e-commerce payment platform operating in 97 countries. Her job, described ...

New Google for the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy

The dark web just got a little less dark with the launch of a new search engine that lets you easily find illicit drugs and ...

Teen nabbed in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.

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