Why you should tell Siri to stop listening from your iPhone’s lockscreen

Most of us fear having our passwords compromised when we imagine being hacked - but real-life attackers can do plenty of damage with far less sensitive information. Case in point: The ease with

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Phishing scam that hooked Clinton’s campaign chief a cautionary tale for businesses

Frequently overlooked in the ongoing hullabaloo over Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta's leaked emails and whether they will have an impact on the U.S. first lady-turned-senator-turned-secretary-of-state-turned-presidential candidate's chances of being elected is

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Here are the top 10 anti-spam products that actually work

Austria-based security testing organization AV Comparatives (AVC) recently tested 12 high-profile spam filter software products for effectiveness and useability. Overall, 10 of the products tested blocked more than 90 per cent of the

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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

Published on: July 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Anonymous not behind vulgar Facebook spam attack: researcher

The recent spam attack that planted pornographic images on Facebook was not the work of Anonymous, a security researcher said Thursday.On Tuesday, Facebook confirmed what it called"a coordinated spam attack" that resulted in

Published on: November 18th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Kaspersky launches small office security product

Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest private Internet security firm, is tapping into the very small business market for the first time with its newest security software. Kaspersky Small Office Security (KSOS), launched March

Published on: March 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

BitDefender releases free anti-spam server software ‘for geeks’

Businesses running Linux-based e-mail servers now have a free option for anti-spam protection thanks to Bucharest-based BitDefender.The Romanian security vendor has been seeing some success with its free anti-virus software and decided to

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

BitDefender 2011 offers balanced security protection for home offices

BitDefender is trying to strike a balance between security protection and speed with its small home office software, and selling it at an affordable price starting Aug. 17.The Bucharest, Romania-based security vendor doesn’t

Published on: August 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Automated security software brings respite to three-person IT dept

Automated security software for both file server and client machines brought much needed relief to harried IT staff at a Quebec farm equipment distributor.Instead of constantly "putting out fires", the trio -- who

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Rogue antivirus “biggest threat” facing Canadian PCs

Rogue AV

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson