Sophos unveils security cloud platform with end-point protection

Canadian businesses are now able to subscribe to Oxford, U.K.-based Sophos Ltd.'s new Sophos Cloud platform, so long as they're comfortable with the service being delivered from a Europe or U.S.-based server, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Building a spy phone is as easy as injecting malware into Android apps

Kevin McNamee stands in front of his laptop on a low stage, a phone in his hand as he scrolls through a program showing his phone’s screen, magnified on a projector screen beside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 10th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft turns corner on malware spike in Canada

Installing anti-virus software really does make a difference, or at least that's the message that Microsoft Corp. is getting across at the Sector security conference in Toronto. A malware spike experienced in Canada

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadians not protecting smartphone data with BYOD, Symantec study finds

Canadian consumers and small businesses are taking some serious risks in failing to guard their smartphones and their data, according to a new study from Symantec Corp. Releasing its 2013 Norton Report yesterday,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Symantec updates Norton product line to penalize bad behaviour

As children across the country are headed back to class this week, teachers will be on the lookout for early signs of which students will be trouble over the course of the year

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices

Canadians love their digital devices. And we have a lot of them. A new study released by security vendor McAfee looking at the online surfing habits of Canadians, and our attitudes towards Web

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


Kaspersky, Symantec take top honours in antivirus tests

Drum roll, please. The testing is now over and Dennis Technology Labs has released its list of the most effective antivirus products on the market today. Kaspersky and Symantec came out on top

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

BitDefender, Avast come out on top in antivirus protection tests

BitDefender came out on top as the most effective antivirus product at blocking computer viruses and malware and Avast performed the best of free antivirus software in a set on independently conducted tests released this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to protecting against online attacks

Lately it seems rare to read a technology section and not see a story about a targeted online security attack. With Stuxnet, Duqu and now Flamer making big headlines, targeted attacks have become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2012 Paul Wood

New trojan steals credit cards from hotel computers

A remote access computer Trojan (RAT) designed to steal credit card details from hotel point-of-sale (PoS) applications is being sold on the underground forums, researchers from security firm Trusteer said in a blog post on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 18th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Kaspersky releases free tool to scrub Flashback from Macs

Antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab has launched a free removal tool for the Flashback Mac OS X malware and a Web site where users can check whether their computers are infected with it.Flashback is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Avira releases free Mac antivirus, Android tracker

German security company Avira has released free antivirus software for Apple Macs, joining a host of security software providers offering protection for OS X.Avira said Apple's market share for computers has increased, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Malware services now professional grade, incredibly profitable

They are well organized. They pay close attention to product quality, working hard to make it effective and scalable. They are all about customer service, providing after-sales support. They even solicit the help

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Taylor Armerding