Heartbleed has taken Canada by storm - Find out what you need to know and how to audit your systems from Claudiu Popa
Heartbleed's 'worst case scenario' may not be the theft of encryption keys after all.

Published: April 8th, 2014


What Apple didn’t tell you about iPhone location tracking

This past week, my Twitter stream was flooded with people discussing whether or not a giant malicious technological force was tracking their every move. But enough about Portal 2. I'm speaking, of course,

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Dan Moren

McAfee ‘extremely sorry’ for update that wreaked havoc

McAfee Inc. apologized late Thursday for crippling thousands of customers' computers with a flawed update the day before. "I want to apologize on behalf of McAfee and say that we're extremely sorry for

Published on: April 26th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft slammed for leaving IE bug unpatched for more than a year

Microsoft on Thursday confirmed it has known about a bug behind widespread Internet Explorer (IE) attacks for more than a year, but defended its security process against critics.According to Mike Reavey, director of

Published on: July 13th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Critical IE bug could trigger Conficker scale attack

The critical bug that Microsoft confirmed Monday but has yet to patch is a prime candidate for another Conficker-scale attack, a security researcher said."It's better than [the vulnerability used by] Conficker," Roger Thompson,

Published on: July 9th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Windows XP, older IE users at risk from Microsoft ActiveX Control flaw

If you're still using Windows XP and haven't moved up to the latest version of Internet Explorer, your system could be in danger of being hacked owing to an as yet unpatched Microsoft

Published on: July 9th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

“Zero-day” Excel flaw used to hijack corporate, govt. systems

For the second time in the past five days, security researchers are warning that hackers are exploiting a critical unpatched vulnerability in widely-used software. Attackers are exploiting a "zero-day," or unfixed, flaw in

Published on: February 26th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Adobe Reader under attack, no patch in sight

Hackers have been exploiting a critical bug in Adobe Reader, the popular PDF-viewing software, for at least nine days, researchers said Friday, but a patch may not be ready for another three weeks.

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Apple brushoff leads researcher to detail iPhone security flaws

Tired of getting the brushoff from Apple Inc., Israeli researcher Aviv Raff today disclosed technical details about a pair of iPhone security flaws that he first reported more than two months ago.Raff, best

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Google’s Chrome browser users could face “carpet bomb” attack

Attackers can combine the months-old "carpet bomb" bug with another flaw disclosed last month to trick people running Google Inc.'s brand-new Chrome browser into downloading and launching malicious code, a security researcher said

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

XP SP3 registry corruption is all Microsoft’s fault, says Symantec

Symantec has said it was Microsoft's code that crippled some PCs after upgrades to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) emptied Device Manager, deleted network connections, and packed the registry with thousands of

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer