An overview of some of the cyberattacks that Canadian organizations faced in the summer months of 2018
The first week in security video round-up from WeLiveSecurity
Federal agency issues Notices of Violation to Datablocks and Sunlight Media for allegedly facilitating the installation of malware through online advertising
You’ve set up an out-of-office auto-responder and packed your stuff, but have you done all of your “homework” before you rush out the front door for that well-deserved time off?
The principle of least privilege is a security strategy applicable to different areas, which is based on the idea of only granting those permissions that are necessary for the performance of a certain activity
Healthcare sectors, critical manufacturing, food production and transportation also said to be targets for cybercriminals
It’s tax season in Canada and scammers are using fake tax refund forms to lure victims into supplying their personal information via phishing pages
Some aspects of online tracking go beyond just website analytics
A closer look at Anti-Malware tests and the sometimes unreliable nature of the process.
Implementing the five actions described in this article can help reduce your organization's cyber risk and bolster its security defenses
The Lazarus Group gained notoriety especially after cyber-sabotage against Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014. Fast forward to late 2017 and the group continues to deploy its malicious tools, including disk-wiping malware known as KillDisk, to attack a number of targets.
The oil and gas industry is the target of as much as one-half of all cyberattacks in the Middle East
WeLiveSecurity sat down with David Harley to get a better understanding of Critical Infrastructure and the role he has played in the area throughout his career.
The study found that the more time users spent on pirate sites the higher the likelihood that some type of malware would compromise their computers.
The report also sheds light on how not to go about attracting new hires. Vague and inaccurate job descriptions along with job postings that include insufficient qualifications were found to top the list of turnoffs for many jobseekers
DDoS mitigation service Arbor Networks has announced that an undisclosed US company has suffered an attack fueled by internet-facing Memcached servers that clocked in at 1.7 terabits per second (Tbps), beating the previous record of 1.35 Tbps.
At its peak, inbound traffic reached a staggering 1.35 terabits per second (Tbps), outflanking the previously record-setting assault of 1 Tbps at French web hosting provider OVH in September 2016.
The experts urge policy-makers to work closely with technical researchers, computer scientists and the cybersecurity community to investigate, understand and prepare for possible malicious uses of AI.
This document, which is described by its authors as a “real white paper on cyber-defense”, is divided into three parts, followed by approximately 20 priority recommendations summarizing the central elements of the document.
Only one in seven organizations have put in place all four basic cybersecurity practices specified by Verizon – changing all default passwords, encrypting data transmitted over public networks, granting employee access on a need-to-know basis, and testing security systems regularly.