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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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Your smartphone, your fingerprint and the law


With my new Pixel, I have been introduced to the modern world of using biometrics to secure my smartphone, something that my old blackberry world could never imagine. As useful as my fingerprint is to keep my phone casually secure, … Continue reading

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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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From Blackberry to Pixel – time for a change


So I made the switch. It was with a heavy heart that I gave up my Blackberry Z30 on the overlooked and underrated BB10 OS. Three weeks ago, I upgraded to a Google Pixel 128GB Android 7.1 powered smartphone and … Continue reading

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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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Bing and Google improving search spam security


This took long enough by both of the major search providers. As the article below shows, Bing is finally blocking the promoted ads for companies claiming to provide tech support, but are nine time out of ten a scam. At … Continue reading

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New wave of “Malvertising” hitting – do your backups!


Get ready for a bumpy ride, because here we go again. Reports are coming in of a massive wave of malware laced ads that are hitting mainstream website and infecting people with Cryptolocking viruses just from browsing a website. You … Continue reading

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Windows 10 still optional – no matter what you might read


There has been some news of late that Microsoft is making some changes in the new year to how it is rolling out Windows 10 for people still on Windows 7 or 8. Reports have indicated that MS will be … Continue reading

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Some good new on the Ransomware front


This was some welcome news we saw today and big congrats to Cisco and OpenDNS (who Cisco recently bought) for the accomplishment. We’ve had several clients in the last 6 months be hit with variants of this and it is … Continue reading

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Rogers announces Ignite Gigabit internet, 4K sports broadcasts – Business – CBC News


Seems a little late in the game but at least it competes with Bell. Rogers will make gigabit internet speeds available to customers in Toronto and the GTA this year, with the rest of Ontario and Atlantic Canada following in … Continue reading

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