Windows error reporting helps researchers uncover attacks

Windows Error Reporting, the program that sends details to Microsoft Corp. each time an application crashes or fails to update, helped researchers find evidence of attacks leveled against an unnamed government agency and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2014 Candice So

Pressure’s mounting for IT departments: Trustwave

IT professionals are feeling more under pressure than ever, thanks to a wave of security threats, high expectations from executives, and new technologies entering the workplace, according to a new survey from security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 Candice So

Hacktivists ‘want to kill your business': Kaspersky

PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – There are a lot of threats on the cyber landscape, but one of the threats that concerns Eugene Kaspersky the most is hacktivism. Kaspersky, the founder of Russian IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Going to Sochi? How to avoid an Olympic hack attack

With thousands of athletes, officials and spectators descending on Sochi, Russia for the Winter Olympic Games, that’s a lot of laptops, tablets and mobile devices. And a tempting target for cyber criminals, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Hackers can now log your keystrokes from your touchscreens

Hackers now have yet another way to trace your keystrokes – but it’s not the physical keyboard with its sturdy, plastic keys that they’re now after. A researcher at Trustwave Holdings Inc. has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2014 Candice So

Can a computer ever be secure enough for Grandma?

Has this ever happened to you? No matter where you are in your career, you still get unscheduled support calls from your mom, asking for help with her latest computer gremlin. I'm sure

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Stealing credit card numbers from Apple point of sales terminals? Easier than you might think

With consumers forming snaking, long lines in stores before the holidays, businesses are adding more and more mobile terminals so their customers can buy directly from salespeople on the floor. This may speed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 25th, 2013 Candice So

Websense Triton looks to intercept targeted cyber attacks

Cybercriminals continue to get more sophisticated and this has led to more successful luring of victims. San Diego-based Websense, Inc. is addressing this concern with its updated Triton defense version 7.8 that attempts to quell

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Windows XP PCs are 6 times more likely to be infected: Microsoft

Businesses still running Windows XP are six times more likely to become infected by malware than users running new operating systems (OS) like Windows 8, according to a new report from Microsoft Corp.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2013 Candice So

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

McAfee rolls out 2014 versions of security products

With the end of 2013 in sight, McAfee Inc. has launched next’s year line of security suites aimed at consumers and small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Monday, the security solutions provider released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 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