TELUS Acquires Security Specialist Digital WYZDOM

TELUS boosted its security solutions portfolio by acquiring Digital WYZDOM Forensics on Feb. 1st for an undisclosed sum. The Toronto-based computer forensic specialist recovers deleted digital-based information and provides network security as well as fraud advisory services to legal and corporate clients throughout Canada and Europe. “Security breaches in the marketplace are on the rise […]

Allstream Joins Cloud Signalling Coalition to Boost Network Security

Allstream has joined Arbor Networks Cloud Signaling Coalition (CSC) to help prevent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The CSC consists of service providers, data center operators and enterprises determined to keep their network infrastructure running 24X7 and speed time-to-mitigation for DDoS attacks. Allstream’s participation in the CSC will give customers more tools and proactive […]

$1,800 Bill a cautionary tale for locking down your wireless network!

A story this week in the Montreal Gazette told of a Videotron customer, Amber Hunter, who racked up huge Internet Bill because her wireless network was hacked.

The newspaper reported that since August of last year, Hunter was billed more than $1,800 by Videotron because her internet usage greatly exceeded her limit of 30 Gigabytes per month.