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Why fixing security vulnerabilities in medical devices, IoT is so hard | Ars Technica


Source: Why fixing security vulnerabilities in medical devices, IoT is so hard | Ars Technica

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Private health data of 15M Canadians compromised in LifeLabs hack | Toronto Sun


So some “cybersecurity” experts advised them to pay the ransom, making them targets forever. My question is, did they not have encrypted and isolated backups? Who runs an organization that large without ransomware protection in 2019??   Source: Private health … Continue reading

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‘Definite uptick’: Global wave of ransomware attacks hitting Canadian organizations | CBC News


Source: ‘Definite uptick’: Global wave of ransomware attacks hitting Canadian organizations | CBC News

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Why the ‘aging challenge’ might come back to haunt FaceApp users – National | Globalnews.ca


It has been a while since a post was made but for the sake of record, here is another scary social media experiment with dire consequences to your privacy.   Source: Why the ‘aging challenge’ might come back to haunt … Continue reading

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Customer takes Bell to court and wins, as judge agrees telecom giant can’t promise a price, then change it | CBC News


Source: Customer takes Bell to court and wins, as judge agrees telecom giant can’t promise a price, then change it | CBC News

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Sayings 2.1: Even More Sayings Adapted to the Internet Age! [Pic]


So true!         Source: Sayings 2.1: Even More Sayings Adapted to the Internet Age! [Pic]

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New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic


Source: New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

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This new ransomware ‘bluff’ trick is costing victims big, even though their files are never really in danger | ZDNet


Firms are paying five-figure ransoms after being tricked into thinking they have been hit by ransomware. Source: This new ransomware ‘bluff’ trick is costing victims big, even though their files are never really in danger | ZDNet

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Poison Tap – How $5 can hack your password locked computer.


So the world of computer security once again gets flipped on its ear. There you are at your workstation, you need to go get a coffee or have a bathroom break and as per company policy you “lock” your computer … Continue reading

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The 5 Stages of Data Loss


” @!#$&!!! It’s all gone!” is a common phrase we hear when clients call with a horror story of losing information from one or more of their systems. Over the years, we have a had a pretty good track record … Continue reading

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