HootSuite enters managed services with Security & Compliance

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. is expanding its business today with a new managed service aimed at managing the risk that comes with a growing corporate presence on social media.

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Hackers can decrypt secure traffic from un-patched iPhones

Almost anyone can snoop the secure data traffic of un-patched iPhones and iPads using a recently-revised tool, a researcher said today as he urged owners to apply Apple's latest iOS fix.The nine-year-old bug

Published on: July 29th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Small businesses part of the growing telecom complaints

When small businesses want to complain about their phone service, there is one organization that always has to listen.After an “extensive review,” the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) got the renewed

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Briony Smith

How to protect yourself against Firesheep hijacking

A couple of weeks ago, a tricky new Firefox plug-in called Firesheep made hijacking someone's Web browsing session point-and-click simple. You should take extra precautions to ensure that nobody hacks into your online

Published on: November 11th, 2010

Firesheep protection for Facebook, Twitter users

Security experts today suggested ways Firefox users can protect themselves against Firesheep, the new browser add-on that lets amateurs hijack users' access to Facebook, Twitter and other popular services.Firesheep adds a sidebar to

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

How to hack a Facebook account in one click

Want to hack someone else's Amazon, Facebook, Twitter or Windows Live account in just one click? A Firefox extension called Firesheep claims you can by hijacking a person's current user session over an

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Ian Paul

One-time passwords tighten Facebook security

By its very nature as a social network, Facebook is a veritable gold mine for cyber criminals. Recognizing the threat of account hijacking and compromise, Facebook has implemented new security features to protect

Published on: October 14th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Microsoft releases tool to block recent ‘hijacking’ attacks

Microsoft on Tuesday again abstained from naming which of its Windows programs, if any, contain bugs that could lead to widespread "DLL load hijacking" attacks.Also on Tuesday, the company published an automated tool

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Cisco wireless systems flaw could expose firms to DoS attack

A vulnerability in Cisco Systems' wireless access points (AP) could expose businesses using the system to possible denial of service (DoS) attacks, a Canadian technology analyst has cautioned.An even more dangerous scenario could

Published on: August 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano