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  1. Vancouver Company, Phemi, Launches Revolutionary Security Software That Vows to Keep Your Data Safe

    Industry News
    A Vancouver company, Phemi, launched new software this week, aimed at keeping data and private information secure. What’s notable about Phemi’s product, called Zero Trust Data, is that it uses a new approach to security. Gone are the days of building massive firewalls around an organization’s...
  2. Apple Devices Still Being Labeled Safer Than Android

    Industry News
    In light of Apple’s announcement last week that malware had infiltrated its iOS App Store, many devoted customers have been left wondering if using an Apple device is still as safe it was once touted to be. In case you missed it, what happened was developers downloaded infected app-creation...
  3. Canada Increasingly Being Targeted by Foreign Hackers

    Industry News
    Global security leader Websense found that foreign companies are increasingly setting up virtual bases in Canada to drive corporate espionage attacks. In its third Canadian Cybercrime Report Card, Websense said that malware hosting on Canadian websites increased 25 percent year-over-year...
  4. Apple continues to tell support reps: do not help with Mac malware

    Apple Computing
    Story here The Apple Document instructing support reps on what to do.
  5. Young people most susceptible to phishing attacks

    Industry News
    Young people may be more technologically savvy than older people when it comes to the internet however a recent study by Wombat Security Technologies suggests that older people are still more savvy about the ways of the world. The study of 515 Carnegie Mellon University faculty, staff, and...
  6. Consumers continue to click on spam despite the risks

    Industry News
    A significant percentage of consumers in North America and Europe continue to click on spam emails despite the fact they know that bots and viruses spread through risky email behavior, according to a survey by the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG). About half of the users who responded...
  7. United States global leader in malicious websites

    On the Web
    Anti Virus software maker AVG Technologies has published the results of a research study which shows that, contrary to popular opinion, most malicious websites are hosted on US servers and not in other countries like China. By monitoring active web servers serving exploits around the world, AVG...
  8. United States global leader in malicious websites

    Industry News
    Anti Virus software maker AVG Technologies has published the results of a research study which shows that, contrary to popular opinion, most malicious websites are hosted on US servers and not in other countries like China. By monitoring active web servers serving exploits around the world, AVG...
  9. Report finds botnets responsible for bulk of spam

    Industry News
    Botnets are now responsible for sending almost nine out of ten spam messages according to a recent report from security software provider Symantec. Botnet is a term used by security specialists to describe a group of computers, called robots or bots, which run autonomously and automatically...
  10. Fake YouTube pages used to spread viruses

    Windows Computing
    But even some sophisticated surfers could get taken in by a sneaky new attack in which criminals create fake YouTube pages — dead-on replicas of the real site — to push their malicious software and make it look like it's safe stuff coming from a trusted source. Warning!
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