Norton AV 11 for Mac likely to boost OS X Leopard adoption

The release by Symantec Corp of anti-virus software product designed for Apple's new Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is likely to further boost the operating system's desirability, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Symantec's

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008 falls short on fundamental tasks

A cursory look at CA Internet Security 2008 might lead you to consider it a worthwhile security suite. It has a good-looking interface and helpful features such as a first-use tutorial and help

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Eric Larkin

Seven surefire strategies to block network attacks

While network attacks are expected to rise in 2008, security experts say small Canadian businesses can protect themselves by implementing seven practical steps."Protection is not always an expensive proposition," said Marc Fossi, manager

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Mozilla promises Firefox vulnerability won’t bug you anymore

Mozilla Corp. will patch Firefox against a nine-month-old protocol handler bug, its chief security executive announced Friday, after researchers demonstrated that the vulnerability was more serious than first thought.The bug is another uniform

Published on: November 20th, 2007 Gregg Keizer

Internet filters almost useless without strong policies

No matter how advanced the technology behind them is, Internet filters are no substitute for diligently followed security policies, according to IT insiders. "There's no substitute for policies and ethics. You need to

Published on: November 15th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Aussie bank targets fraud with free software

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is supplying new online banking customers with free PC security in a bid to mitigate online fraud.The next 25,000 customers to sign up to NetBank will receive

Published on: November 14th, 2007 Darren Pauli

Need mobile spyware? Search eBay

Think your wife may be cheating on you? Wondering who your boss might be talking to? "Learn the truth. Spy today."So reads an ad for "Bluetooth Spy Pro-Edition," one of nearly 200 mobile

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Robert MacMillan

Protecting end-users from themselves

The recent OS X-specific Mac Trojan ignited many hot conversations on various security mailing lists last week. Supposedly, the excitement regarding the Trojan is that it is the first time profit-seeking criminals have

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Roger A. Grimes