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Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook – Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook – Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook – Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Is your password safe? ‘Have I been pwned?’ can help

If you or one of your employees happens to be trying to think of a new email or web platform password, it might be worth your time to make sure it isn't one

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Students are smarter than their school’s cybersecurity

Cybersecurity may be a top priority for schools, but Canadian high school students are finding ways around those efforts, according to the Back to School survey from McAfee. Nearly a quarter of students

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Flying into the U.S.? What you need to know about the ‘enhanced’ security changes

If you're flying into the United States be prepared to have all of your devices charged and ready to go due to enhanced security measures made for flights heading to the U.S. As

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky fires back at critics

In the semi-opaque world of cyberspace, where attribution of attacks is more art than science and governments and the private sector often work together, a security vendor’s reputation is paramount. With U.S. government

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10 and security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial versions of Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security will now be part of a new suite called Microsoft 365. Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella made the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP tags Christian Slater and Mafiaboy for cybersecurity projects

HP Inc. has captured a bit of the artistic bug, and it's landed the company at the famous Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company has extended its work with award-winning actor

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Printers among your office’s weakest links, MafiaBoy says

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay Inc.,

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cyber insurance is necessary for businesses

In a world where security breaches and cyber attacks have increased in recent years, businesses are looking for new ways to defend themselves. As a result, cyber insurance has become a popular method

Published on: June 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Smartphones the next big machine learning platform, Deloitte says

Usually machine learning is discussed in terms of its impact on marketing or enterprise data, but its next frontier could be considerably more mobile, according to a research director with consulting firm Deloitte

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

WannaCrypt just the beginning as Shadow Brokers tease more NSA tools

Shadow Brokers, the group that leaked the U.S. National Security Administration worm that weaponized the WannaCrypt / WannaCry malware for last weekend's global attack, says it's just getting started. In a convoluted post

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Bell Canada says it’s been hacked, apologizes to customers

Bell Canada says its customer subscriber database has been hacked, with the exposure of almost 2 million email addresses, 1,700 customer names and/or telephone numbers. “There is no indication that any financial, password

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

How to protect your company against the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

Executives in charge of security should immediately warn employees against opening any suspicious Word documents and apply patches to any legacy Windows systems to avoid falling victim to a ransomware attack that is

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson