Why IBM i Systems Security is No Longer an Absolute and What To Do About It

Remember the 400? If you're reading this, I'll bet you have at least a passing familiarity with IBM's midrange systems. On June 21, 1988, IBM introduced the Application System/400 (AS/400) and it changed

Published on: December 1st, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Don’t buy these cheap tablets rife with security problems

This weekend's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will tempt many Canadians to add to their technology collection with slashed prices on tablets - but what compromises might you be making to save

Published on: November 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses see dollar signs around Internet of Things trend

Canadian small to mid-sized businesses are more keen about the growing Internet of Things (IoT) industry than even their counterparts are, according to a new survey released on Wednesday by security vendor AVG

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

New bug in Linux and Mac OS X could be worse than Heartbleed

Security experts are flagging a new bug in Bash, a type of popular Linux software, saying it could be more dangerous to users than Heartbleed. Bash, which is used to control the command

Published on: September 25th, 2014 Candice So

Facebook patching vulnerability that could force iPhones to make calls

For iPhone users, there's definitely some convenience in being able to just tap a phone number, kickstarting a prompt that will ask whether they'd like to call it. However, there's some danger in

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Candice So

New security service makes Java apps ‘self-healing’

A Dublin-based security vendor is offering a new cloud-based service to offer a new type of Java application server that protects itself from cyber-security theats. Waratek's Java Application Security product promises to monitor,

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Pressure’s mounting for IT departments: Trustwave

IT professionals are feeling more under pressure than ever, thanks to a wave of security threats, high expectations from executives, and new technologies entering the workplace, according to a new survey from security

Published on: February 14th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe Reader update closes vulnerabilities, removes Flash Player

Adobe Systems released new versions of Adobe Reader 10.x and 9.x on Tuesday, addressing four arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities and making several security-related changes to the product, including the removal of the bundled

Published on: April 11th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Did Microsoft leak attack code for critical Windows bug?

Hackers who posted a barebones proof-of-concept attack for a critical Windows vulnerability may have obtained some of the code from Microsoft or one of its antivirus partners, the bug's finder said today.Luigi Auriemma,

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Google Chrome 16 released, $6,000 issued for bug bounties

Google patched 15 vulnerabilities in Chrome on Tuesday, paying $6,000 in bounties to bug hunters who reported some of them, and updated the browser to version 16.The one new feature in the upgrade

Published on: December 15th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Google patches 27 bugs as Chrome moves to version 11

Google today patched 27 vulnerabilities in Chrome as it boosted the "stable" build of the browser to version 11 on Windows, Mac and Linux.The company paid out a record $16,500 in bounties to

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Prioritizing Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday has gone by once more. Following a very light Patch Tuesday in January which left a number of exposed zero-day vulnerabilities unpatched, is bounced back with 12 security bulletins for February.

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Users warned of BlackBerry browser, BES vulnerabilities

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) yesterday issued two separate security advisories warning both BlackBerry smartphone users and corporate BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) administrators of newly discovered security flaws in many versions of RIM's

Published on: January 13th, 2011 Al Sacco