Accounts “were temporarily deactivated as part of preventative measures.”
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Ransomware is effective because it often arrives via an infected email attachment, like a Microsoft Word or Excel document, appearing to be from someone you know. Once you open the attachment on a vulnerable computer, it starts to run and can lock the files on your computer and network server without your knowledge.
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If you're in sales at a small business, reaching out to potential customers can be a formidable necessity. Most salespeople are motivated to find new customers, but the way they reach out can be cooki...
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Macron's campaign says it has been the victim of a 'massive and co-ordinated' hack.
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Just as computer hackers modify programs to access otherwise inaccessible information, travel hackers alter their travel methods to bypass some of the less desirable costs and stresses associated with globetrotting.
Data loss is a fact of life today for organizations. Data loss is caused for a range of reasons including human error, natural disaster, equipment failure and a cyber attacks to name a few. For solution providers, several 2017 trends show that backup and recovery options will be top of mind for small, medium and larger businesses.
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Image of "Vladimir Putin carrying his buddy Donald Trump" by DonkeyHotey on flickr through Creative Commons It has yet to be proven. What is known, however, is that the U.S. intelligence community ha...
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Log management systems are largely based on one concern; finding the root cause of a problem, like security breaching, diagnosing issues, chasing down server errors and looking up customer activity. There is now a market for the logging management industry, whereas there's nothing new about all softwares and systems producing log files.
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Concerns are warranted as drones continue to grow in popularity. Individuals and organizations are being vigilant in their need to detect, protect and respond quickly to security and privacy issues.
Canada is lagging behind the U.S., Britain and other countries in defending citizens and businesses against malicious hackers and cyber-criminals, advocacy groups say.
If you were to get hacked, would it be worse for the hack to affect your Apple account or your Google account? That depends on a lot of factors. But Vladimir Katalov, CEO of Elcomsoft Ltd., a company...
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TORONTO - A hacking problem that affected the Ontario government's websites have been resolved and the province says full service is being restored.A government statement says the websites were not di...
What are best practices individuals can employ to lessen the chance of hacking of their computer or device? Here is a quick "top 20 list," based on part of an education session I have been providing to directors of company boards on cyber security.
In the area of technology, are boards fulfilling their duty of care in overseeing management and protecting shareholders' investment? Indicators are that many boards and directors may not be. Plaintiffs' lawyers are suing companies and their boards over technology failure. Here are some recent statistics and trends.