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Connected cars: who controls your car without you knowing?
Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several famous car manufacturers
Yahoo Issues Another Warning in Fallout from Hacking Attacks
Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago.
Symantec Unveils the Industry Most Complete Cloud Security Solution to Address the Distinct Security Challenges of the Cloud Generation
The Symantec Cloud Security Platform ensures information security and protects against threats across the cloud spectrum
Gartner Says IT Spending in the Banking and Securities Industry in the Middle Eastern & North African Region to Reach $12.4 Billion in 2017

Two-thirds of Canadian companies say they are losing the war on cyber security

Sophos Introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulator with Analytics and Training to Help IT Organizations Combat Low Security Awareness Among End-Users
Sophos launched Sophos Phish Threat, an advanced phishing attack simulator and training solution that is fully integrated with the company's cloud-based security management platform, Sophos Central.
Samsung Finally Explains Galaxy Note7 Fires, Delays Galaxy S8
After five months of "unprecedented" testing, Samsung yesterday revealed why batteries in its failed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone were prone to overheating and fires.
RESCUECOM Unveils 2017 Computer Reliability Report

University of New Brunswick creates cybersecurity hub with new institute
The first of its kind in the country, the institute will be a place for “research, training and industry collaboration,” according to the university.
Security Fail: What Was the Most Used Password in 2016?
According to a study released by a leading cybersecurity firm, top passwords used by netizens are so weak that it will take only few seconds to crack them.
Zyxel Launches High-Performance Stackable Switches for Bandwidth-Intensive Network Environments

One in Three Cyberattacks Result in a Security Breach/ Yet Most Canadian Organizations Remain Confident in Their Ability to Protect Themselves
A new security survey from Accenture  finds that in the past twelve months, roughly one in three targeted attacks resulted in an actual security breach, which equates to three effective attacks per month for the average Canadian company.
Norton Introduces Elegantly Designed Norton Core, A Digital Safety Solution for Connected Homes
Building on a heritage of industry-leading and award-winning  security software, Norton by Symantec today changed the future of digital safety with the announcement of Norton Core.
Enigma Software Group Responds to Malwarebytes Incompatibility

2016 Cybercrime and Worst Hacks: Year in Review
It has already been a record-setting year for hacking scandals, and the headlines show no signs of slowing as we reach the end of 2016.
True Key by Intel Security is the First Multi-Factor Authentication Password Manager to Enhance its Security with Windows Hello
Enhanced Features Make Securing Your Digital Life Easier & Safer
Yahoo big breach helps usher in an age of hacker anxiety
Yahoo has become the worst-case example of an unnerving but increasingly common phenomenon — massive hacks that steal secrets and other potentially revealing information from our personal digital accounts, or from big organizations that hold sensitive data on our behalf.
IBM Study: Businesses More likely to Pay Ransomware than Consumers

Cybersecurity Entering New Territory in 2017
Kaspersky Lab says it anticipates the continuing rise of ransomware in 2017 and other security experts agree.
Cyberimpact invests $1M in innovative solutions to the largest marketing challenge faced by Canadian SMEs