Guardly provides Toronto with Neighbourhood Watch app

Toronto-based Guardly Corp.'s mobile safety solution is to be adopted by the Crime Prevention Association of Toronto (CPAT) in a bid to bring a modern technology aspect to the city-wide neighbourhood watch program,

Published on: November 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

11 amazing images show ‘The Human Face of Big Data’


Published on: August 2nd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Kaspersky NYC event head goes here…


Published on: October 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

Rogue antivirus “biggest threat” facing Canadian PCs

Rogue antivirus – also known as scareware – is one of the top PC security threats in Canada and proving an effective method for online fraudsters to profit from their exploits, say security

Published on: May 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Family weeps as TJX hacker gets 20 years in slammer

As his parents and sister silently wept, hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to two concurrent 20-year stints in prison for his role in what prosecutors called the

Published on: March 29th, 2010 Nancy Weil

Iceman gets 13 years, must pay $27.5M to hacking victims

A former security researcher turned criminal hacker has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for hacking into financial institutions and stealing credit card account numbers.Max Ray Butler, who used the hacker

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Hacker uses Trojan to steal account numbers, swindle $112,000

A Hampton, New Hampshire, man has pleaded guilty to fraud charges for his role in a scheme to empty brokerage accounts by installing malicious Trojan horse software on victims' computers.According to court documents,

Published on: June 10th, 2009 Robert MacMillan

Pink Floyd lead singer backs British hacker in song

A British hacker who has been fighting extradition to the U.S. for the past seven years is getting support from some well-known musical backers.David Gilmour, singer and guitarist for the iconic English rock

Published on: April 20th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Cybercrooks use card-sniffing malware to hack into ATMs

Diebold has released a security fix for its Opteva automated teller machines after cyber criminals apparently broke into the systems at one or more businesses in Russia and installed malicious software.Diebold learned of

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Robert McMillan

Skype calls may be tapped in police crackdown on criminal groups

Suspicious phone conversations on Skype could be targeted for tapping as part of a pan-European crackdown on what law authorities believe is a massive technical loophole in current wiretapping laws –allowing criminals to

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 John E. Dunn and Paul Meller

The pen tester who hacked into the FBI crime database

It takes a lot to shock Chris Goggans; he's been a pen (penetration) tester since 1991, getting paid to break into a wide variety of networks. But he says nothing was as egregious

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Sandra Gittlen

Microchips – and common sense – help bust debit fraud

Merchants offering customers Interac Direct Payment (IDP) to facilitate sales can now get computer chip technology machines to help guard against fraud, but industry insiders say using common sense is still the best

Published on: March 14th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Thou shall not commit adulteration…and IT ensures you won’t

Adulterated fuel is a big business in India. It's so big, it's worth killing for. In November 2005, S. Manjunath, a sales manager for the Indian Oil Corporation, was murdered by the fuel

Published on: March 2nd, 2008 Kanika Goswami