CIRA calls on Canadian website owners to help improve .ca security

Canadian domain registrars should take action to implement a secure domain layer in order to help web surfers avoid phishing attacks and other fraud, says the Canadian Internet Registration Authority. The non-profit organization

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

EasyDNS aims to solve denial of service attack failures

Toronto-based Web hosting firm EasyDNS Technologies Inc. said yesterday it has solved the problem of Web sites suffering downtime as a result of domain name server (DNS) failure.With a new product called Proactive

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Bodog case could affect all Canadian sites using U.S. domains

The shutdown of a Canadian billionaire's online gambling Web site shows the U.S. government is willing to assert its legal authority over Internet properties outside American boundaries – even those based in Canada,

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

‘All Hell breaks loose’ when DDoS attacks strike, Toronto victim says

Pagers start buzzing, Tweets start flooding the screen, phones start ringing and every other incoming information sensor starts blinking – that's how Mark Jeftovic knows his Toronto-based domain name server service is being

Published on: November 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

WikiLeaks finds friends with Pirate Party of Canada

Elections Canada is being asked to decide whether a federal political party can host a WikiLeaks mirror after a request made Dec. 16. The Pirate Party of Canada (PPCA) is seeking to support

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson