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Adware-laced apps infect 9 million Google Play Store users

In the latest round of bad apps hunting, cybersecurity company Trend Micro has sniffed out 85 apps disguised as adware in the Google Play Store. The report states that the 85 malicious apps - disguised

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Germany loses iPhones; AI predicts alzheimer’s; Marriott admits passport numbers hacked

Apple pulls iPhone models in Germany, artificial intelligence can predict alzheimer’s and Marriott gives more detail on data hack.   First up from LinkedIn: Apple is still making headlines after a crazy last

Published on: January 7th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Congnitive Systems partners with Stanley Black & Decker to create Omni WiFi security system

Cognitive Systems Corp, the company behind the Aura WiFi motion tracking technology, has announced a partnership with Stanley Black & Decker to assist it in creating its Omni home security system. Omni is a

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Tom Li

Microsoft and Mastercard team up to improve access to digital identities

Microsoft Corp. and Mastercard Inc., are teaming up for a new initiative, hoping to make it easier for more streamlined for people to use their digital identity online. In an announcement on Dec.

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Stephen Harper calls for Canada to ban Huawei on Fox News

In an appearance on Fox News, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged Canada and western countries to exclude Huawei from their development of the 5G network standard. "When I was in government, we

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Britain cuts Huawei; Tumblr cuts adult content; Apple cuts prices

Huawei gets cut from Britain's largest mobile carrier, Tumblr is going to war with adult content, and Apple dropping prices? ending HERE! All three of today’s stories come from LinkedIn. First up: Britain's

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Black Friday bargain hunters turn to social media for shopping

Social media is drawing a lot of attention this year for holiday shoppers, with a major increase in Canadian consumers using Instagram and other social media platforms to make purchasing decisions, according to a

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tips for protecting your customers from Black Friday cyber threats

With Black Friday ramping up and Cyber Monday right around the corner online shopping is in for a big week, but with that comes security concerns and cyber threats. If we've learned anything

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

McAfee adds EDR and cloud protection to its Mvision platform

LAS VEGAS --- McAfee says two new additions to its Mvision portfolio will help improve their cybersecurity capabilities in the cloud. Executives from the security software company spent most of Wednesday morning refreshing

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google+ data leak, Pixel 3 unveiled and; Google losing ads to Amazon

Google shuts down Google+ after a data leak, unveils the Pixel 3, and might be losing advertising to Amazon. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending First from Reddit: It may be no surprise

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Smartfrog turns old phones into home security cameras

A surveillance system is a great way to improve home security. Those who have old phones lying around can use Smartfrog, a software developed by an Irish-based IoT company, to repurpose them into

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

McAfee names Jann Arden as 2018’s most dangerous Canadian celebrity

Jann Arden is the most dangerous celebrity to search online, says McAfee Corp. The Calgary-born singer-songwriter is associated with the highest number of search results that could compromise a user's security. Criminals leverage

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 Tom Li

All 1.7 million Air Canada app users must reset password after breach

Although Air Canada says that a data breach discovered last week only affects 20,000 of its mobile app accounts - including passport details - it's requiring all 1.7 million users to reset their

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Creating a digital workplace – BoxWorks 2018

SAN FRANSCISCO - It was a jam-packed session as Box Inc. announced a number of new products and services meant to make it easier for enterprises to use and adopt its cloud-based content

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending- Facebook removes misinformation accounts; AI cooling Google data centres; Netflix cutting out Apple fees

Facebook removes hundreds of misleading accounts, Google is using AI to cool its data centres and Netflix hopes to take a bite out of its Apple fees. First up from LinkedIn: Hundreds of

Published on: August 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson