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

Do your PCs leak valuable intel with every Windows error report?

Anyone familiar with any version of Microsoft Windows is largely desensitized to the reality of occasional crashes. These range from process failures you never see to Windows Explorer shutdowns that cause all your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

8 cyber-security threats to prepare for in 2014

Just like those running legitimate businesses, hackers and cyber-criminals alike will be making New Year's resolutions to improve their efficiency and hone their techniques to get a bigger impact for their efforts, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Canada a landing pad for foreign hackers, report finds

Canada is playing host to a slew of foreign cybercriminals, making it one of the top countries in the world for hackers looking for a destination to plant their malware, phishing and command

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 Candice So

Is out of data Java leaving your business vulnerable to attack?

You probably don’t spend much time worrying about what version of Java your computers are running. But according to a new report from Websense, you should. According an analysis by the IT security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canada one of most popular countries to host malware, phishing operations: Websense

Canada is one of top countries in the world most affected by malware and phishing, according to a report from a San Diego-based security vendor. The biggest cyber-security threat faced by businesses over

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cyber-security predictions for 2013

With the end of 2012 fast approaching, security software vendors are gazing into their crystal balls to predict what the threat landscape will look like in 2013.While obviously flipping another page in a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada, Italy lead in mobile data loss

The bring-your-own-device trend has brought a lot of productivity and flexibility into many Canadian organizations but it has also spawned a serious security issue for a large number of businesses, according to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canadian biz failing in social media security

The good news: Canadian businesses and workers are among the world's leaders in social media use.The bad news: The vast majority of Canadian businesses are way behind in protecting their organizations against social

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 5th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Websense offers ‘middle-of-the-road’ security

Security firm Websense has recently rebranded its year-old Triton product to include software-as-a-service features and says the tool now focuses on content security. Websense says it combines on-premise email and Web security on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Cyber crooks step up attacks against SMB data

Hackers are on an “all out blitz” to seize data from businesses of all sizes, according to an Internet security report that states malicious Web sites have increased by over 100 per cent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Malware, spam in 10 per cent of Facebook links

It's doubtful if Lady Gaga's poker face would break into a blush if she found out that her Facebook page which has close to 19 million fans, recently hosted 1,717 instances of online

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to do business in the Cloud with your feet on the ground

Cost savings are a big draw for many small and mid-sized firms opting for hosted computing services. But many such companies move to the Cloud without adequate thought and planning. In their eagerness

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano