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Identity Theft

Privacy of 28 million Canadians breached in past year

More than 28 million Canadians’ privacy has been affected by 680 reported breaches in the past year – six times the previous year’s volume – Canada’s privacy chief says. That

Vendor News

Pemex Faces Payment Problems After Cyber Attack Shut System

A ransomware attack that hit Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos is disrupting the company’s billing systems, according to people familiar with the situation. Pemex is relying on manual billing that could affect payment of

Identity Theft

Are you and your company ready for a cyberattack or data breach?

Kind of like the once elusive sound of a car alarm in a packed parking lot in the 80s to the flooded number of parked cars with car alarms today,

Expert Articles

Eliminating the social media blind spot: 8 tips every Financial Services Institution should know

By Anthony Perridge, VP International at ThreatQuotient More than three billion people around the world use social media each month, with 90 percent of those users accessing their chosen platforms


Majority of 2019 Breaches were the Result of Unapplied Security Patches

Despite a 24% average increase in annual spending on prevention, detection and remediation in 2019 compared with 2018, patching is delayed an average of 12 days due to data silos


The Nastiest Ransomware, Phishing and Botnets of 2019

Webroot released its annual Nastiest Malware list, shedding light on 2019’s worst cybersecurity threats. From ransomware strains and cryptomining campaigns that delivered the most attack payloads to phishing attacks that wreaked the

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Microsoft: Russia Again Hacks Anti-Doping and Sports Agencies

Facing possible exclusion from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and other major athletic events, Russia once again has been attempting to hack anti-doping agencies and sports organizations, Microsoft reported yesterday. Click

Software Vendor News

WhatsApp Sues Israeli Surveillance Firm over alleged Cyber Espionage

WhatsApp sued Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group on Tuesday, accusing it of helping government spies break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users across four continents in a hacking spree

Industry Insights

Seven Steps To Combat Cyber Security Threats In Education Sector

Educational institutions store immense amounts of highly sensitive information, like contact information, academic records, Social Security numbers, financial information, and health records, which makes them lucrative targets for hackers. Click

Industry Insights

Cyber threats to consider this Cyber Security Month

The biggest cyber threats, their consequences and how to protect yourself and your businesses. October marks European Cyber Security Month – an awareness campaign aiming to promote the importance of