Hashtag Trending – Equifax mistakes, Google-HTC deal, headphones with AI

Equifax’s bad luck streak isn’t over yet. Google’s deal with HTC means the maker of Android is serious about hardware. And Bose has a new headset integration with Google Assistant. For weeks, Equifax

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Industry should make it harder for hackers to earn their money

I didn’t know I was so bad off and I certainly didn’t know I have so many money making opportunities! In the past few weeks, I’ve been notified that: If I don’t pay

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Max Spindle

Beware of typo-squatting domain names on Cyber Monday

More than 80 per cent of typo-squatted domain names associated with holiday shopping receive significant levels of traffic and contain phishing scams, malware, or pay-per-click advertising, according to a recent study of top

Published on: November 24th, 2016 CDN Staff

Four things to watch out for to avoid fraud this tax season

It's tax season, which means it's a great time for tips on how to protect yourself against fraud. Shred-it, a company that provides information security, paper shredding and hard drive and media destruction services

Published on: March 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

Here’s how much more cyber attacks the healthcare industry actually sees

By now it's no secret that the healthcare vertical is a high-value target for hackers, but by just how much? A new report from security vendor Websense Labs puts concrete figures on these

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Intel Security releases free phishing quiz, reporting tool to the channel

How good is your company at identifying phishing emails?  This is a question that Intel Security wants to help you answer. The same company that brought out results of its phishing quiz last

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Hackers have plenty of choice in extorting information: Intel Security

When it comes to how best to extort information, hackers have plenty of choice. That's a key finding of a report entitled "Hacking the Human Operating System" released by Intel Security, in which the

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Hackers unleash Apple ID phishing attacks

Just days before Apple Inc.’s much anticipated product announcement on Tuesday, reports are circulating that a hacker group has launched a phishing campaign which exploits users’ security concerns over their Apple online accounts.

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Justice Canada workers fail email security test

Sometime in December last year, the Department of Justice Canada launched a security exercise that involved sending emails with a fake phishing link to some 5,000 employees. The practice was meant to test the

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

McAfee warns of fake Heartbleed removal kits

It was bound to happen sooner or later. With the threat of Heartbleed still very fresh in our minds, cyber criminals have lost no time in cashing in on the scare by sending

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Apple phishing sites a growing concern as holidays approach

While users of Apple devices have long thought themselves immune from the sort of security vulnerabilities that bedevil Windows users, a new report indicates Canadian Apple users may be in the crosshairs as

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Phishing attacks have gone down in Canada

TORONTO – According to the third annual Canadian Cybercrime Report Card, produced by Websense Security Labs, hosted phishing sites in Canada dramatically decreased by 67 per cent. Hackers and spammers have targeted Canada

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Five Web security tips for business, and how the channel can help

The current state of Internet security can use a lot of shaping up, especially when it comes to securing business environments, says Vaclav Vincalek, president of Pacific Coast Information Systems Ltd. (PCIS).PCIS, a

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

Malware writers targeting Facebook and World of Warcraft: McAfee

According to data from McAfee Avert Labs, the monitoring and research arm of security vendor McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE), malware attacks are growing at astronomical rates and it's happening for one simple reason:

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Jeff Jedras