News & Updates

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 19:59 - 0 comment(s)
Microsoft released a security advisory on a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is being leveraged in limited targeted attacks. Currently the vulnerability only causes crashing in Internet Explorer on Windows XP but the exploit does exist in all versions of Windows.   Microsoft states that versions of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 4.1 and above can mitigate this vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The toolkit is available for Windows XP users as well. If... + continue reading
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 15:03 - 0 comment(s)
A major security vulnerability called ‘HeartBleed’ has recently been identified by researchers at security firm Codenomicon and Google Security's Neel Mehta. HeartBleed is a security flaw in an application known as OpenSSL which provides encryption means to more than two thirds of all internet applications via SSL connections. The problem is within the Heartbeat Extension packets, which are used for keep-alive functionality of the SSL tunnel, and when exploited allows for a remote attacker to... + continue reading
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 22:44 - 0 comment(s)
This year’s DBIR combines the expertise of 19 organizations from around the globe. Download the report to discover stats that might surprise you—from the percentage of espionage-related attacks to the astonishing length of time it often takes to spot a security breach. By knowing today’s threats, you can better protect your organization tomorrow. more about this report can be foundon the Version website.   Download Full  2013 Report
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 21:01 - 0 comment(s)
A Grade 7 girl socializing in a webcam chat room with several people decided  to lift her shirt and reveal herself to the camera. This impulsive decision was captured, posted on a porn site, sent to all her Facebook friends, as well as drew the attention of online predators. This was only the beginning  of Amanda Todd’s battle with blackmailers, who threaten to share her naked picture if she did not perform sexual acts online as they asked.  The on-going sexual extortion plagued... + continue reading
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 21:00 - 0 comment(s)
A 35 year old Vancouver teacher relentlessly stalked for two-and-a-half years, despite a court ruling ordering virtual material removed and his ex-girlfriend jailed for contempt of court.  Lee David Clayworth dated Lee Ching Yan in 2010 while teaching in Malaysia. After they had split-up, Yan broke into Clayworth’s apartment and stole his laptop, hard drive as well as other personal belongings. She  then hacked his email account, pretended to be him and sent messages to all his... + continue reading