Google Analyzes Pilfered Password Reuse

Password Checkup data shows some users still reuse their exposed passwords. Newly published research from Google surrounding its Password Checkup extension for Chrome found that 1.5%, or 310,000, of 21 million usernames and passwords were stolen or exposed credentials. Google took a sampling of some 670,000 users and their logins from the early adopters of the […]

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Saskatoon stung by $1M scam job

The finance department of every organization in the world — commercial, non-profit, government — must have business rules for dealing with partners who ask for changes in bank deposit or transfer procedures. That’s the lesson from several years of organizations being victimized by what is formally known as business email compromise fraud, where a criminal […]

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AI: Artificial Ignorance

Does true Artificial Intelligence even exist yet? Will it ever exist or will it end the world before we reach its full capacity? The hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently a media frenzy and if we aren’t careful, we will ruin the name before it has had a chance to really prove itself due […]

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Microsoft warns of new BlueKeep‑like flaws

Unlike BlueKeep, however, these vulnerabilities affect more recent Windows versions, including Windows 10 Microsoft issued fixes for four critical vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) this week, likening two of them to ‘BlueKeep’, another critical flaw in the same Windows component. All four Remote Code Execution (RCE) flaws – tracked as CVE‑2019‑1181, CVE‑2019‑1182, CVE‑2019‑1222 and […]

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How to Build Your 5G Preparedness Toolkit

5G has been nearly a decade in the making but has really dominated the mobile conversation in the last year or so. This isn’t surprising considering the potential benefits this new type of network will provide to organizations and users alike. However, just like with any new technological advancement, there are a lot of questions […]

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Financial Phishing Grows in Volume and Sophistication in First Half of 2019

Criminals are using the tools intended to protect consumers to attack them through techniques that are becoming more successful with each passing month. Phishing — especially phishing involving websites claiming to be from financial institutions — is growing, and criminals are getting better at their craft. A new report shows how attackers are using messages […]

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