Canada's privacy commissioner is taking Facebook to court to try to force the social network to make specific changes to its privacy practices. The regulator has no power to issue fines or binding orders, meaning it must petition the federal court to force Facebook to make changes.
For two years, an attack group using Ukraine-based infrastructure has been creating hundreds of lookalike domains to target customers of 14 different Canadian banks via phishing attacks, security researchers at Check Point warn.
The gang behind Maze ransomware now lists 21 alleged victims on its website that it says have not paid a demanded ransom, including the Florida city of Pensacola. But Canadian construction firm Bird, which was listed as a victim, subsequently disappeared from the list.
As a perennial favorite target for thieves, payment fraud tends to give threat actors access to great reward. Moreover, as security evolves, so does the threat.
Join Gord Jamieson, head of Visa Canada's risk services, as he examines:
the revolution of payment security;
the evolving nature of fraud;
DevOps is a cultural movement that was started in order to remove silos and enhance how teams collaborate and the role people, process and tech plays in this space. But now we are in the era of DevSecOps, which inserts cybersecurity smack in the middle of this culture - and natural tensions emerge. In this exclusive...
Join us as we first examine the current state of bot automation and the different attack modalities currently conducted through machine automation. We will dive into attacker tools, their infrastructure, and compromised credentials to demonstrate how they were used against a major retailer in a real-world attack. This...
Billions are being spent globally on cybersecurity every year, yet regularly we are hearing of new breaches each more significant than the previous. The physical security of your infrastructure and your ability to protect your digital assists has never been more interconnected and critical to the survival of your...
The Canadian government has arrested a senior intelligence official on charges of working as a mole. He was reportedly unmasked after investigators found someone had pitched stolen secrets to the CEO of Phantom Secure, a secure smartphone service marketed to criminals that authorities shuttered last year.
For the first time, members of the secretive "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing group will make a joint public appearance to discuss how they collaborate, sharing a stage in Glasgow, Scotland, during the CyberUK conference. The Five Eyes alliance comprises Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and U.S.
A sophisticated attack campaign dubbed "Operation ShadowHammer" involved an advanced persistent threat group planting backdoors within Asus computers by subverting the Taiwan-based PC maker's third-party supply chain and updater software, Kaspersky Lab warns.
This Valentine's Day, authorities are once again warning individuals to watch out for anyone perpetrating romance scams. The FTC says Americans lost $143 million to romance scams in 2017, while in the U.K., Action Fraud says reported romance scam losses in 2018 topped $64 million.
President Donald Trump is reportedly continuing to weigh an executive order that would ban all U.S. organizations from using telecommunications hardware built by China's Huawei and ZTE. Australia and New Zealand have blocked the firms from their 5G rollouts, while other nations weigh similar moves.
The massive data breach suffered by Equifax in 2017 "was entirely preventable," according to a report released by the House Oversight Committee's Republican majority. Some Democratic lawmakers have slammed the report for failing to advance legislative or oversight changes to help prevent breaches.
Explore the state of DDoS attacks as observed by network and security professionals directly responsible for operating and securing global networks. This session covers a range of issues from threat detection and IR to managed services and staffing . Hear about the daily operational challenges, as well as strategies...
Brett Johnson, referred to by the United States Secret Service as "The Original Internet Godfather" has been a central figure in the cybercrime world for almost 20 years. He founded and was the leader of Counterfeitlibrary.com and Shadowcrew.com. Working alongside the top cyber criminals of our time, he helped design,...