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Weaponized NSA-Grade Malware Brings Down Industry Verticals, But Not Bromium’s Customers

Weaponized NSA Grade Malware catastrophically brought down enterprises worldwide May 12, 2017 Patches have been available for months. U.S. Presidential Executive Order issued May 11, 2017 asserted that the greatest threat to U.S. Cyber integrity are “Known attacks” WannaCry could have been prevented by applying the right cyber security architecture WannaCry
Publish At:2017-05-13 12:35 | Read:684 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Government Canada government hacker Malware NS

Canada to Enact Legislation Will Require All Businesses to Report Data Breaches

Canada is in the final stages of enacting legislation that will require all companies to report data breaches to the federal government.The Canadian government first passed the legislation back in 2015 as part of the Digital Privacy Act. Due to the need for “related regulations outlining specific requirements,” government officials gave industry
Publish At:2017-02-17 10:40 | Read:850 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Canada data breach legislation

Armed Forces recruitment website hacked, visitors redirected to China

Canada Armed Forces recruitment website was taken down after it was hacked and would-be recruits are redirected to a Chinese government page. The Canadian Armed Forces recruitment website was hacked last week, visitors have been redirected to the Chinese government’s main page instead of the legitimate website. According to CTV television, anyone tryin
Publish At:2016-11-23 01:45 | Read:1052 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Armed Forces recruitment Canada China

Oh Canada! – Canucks under attack in the latest wave of banking Trojan scams

Canadian online users appear to be the current target of the latest wave of email-based phishing campaigns used to deliver banking malware. Canadian online banking users appear to be the current target of the latest wave of email-based phishing campaigns. While Canada hasn’t been exempt from banking malware attacks in the past, it appears that there has been
Publish At:2016-07-01 02:00 | Read:849 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Canada Cybercrime malware

Canadian law enforcement obtained BlackBerry Global encryption Key

A report published by the VICE News confirmed that the Canadian law enforcement obtained the BlackBerry encryption Key under the investigation Op Clemenza. BlackBerry is probably the first mobile vendor that implemented end-to-end encryption to protect communications of its users. Now an embarrassing report published by Vice News revealed that BlackBerry h
Publish At:2016-04-16 00:05 | Read:1128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Laws and regulations Mo

The dangerous interaction between Russian and Brazilian cyber criminal underground

Kaspersky has analyzed the interaction between the Russian and Brazilian criminal underground communities revealing a dangerous interaction. In the past weeks, we have analyzed the evolution of cyber criminal communities worldwide, focusing on illicit activities in the Deep Web. To simplify the approach we have considered the principal cyber criminal communi
Publish At:2016-04-01 21:45 | Read:1234 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Brazil C2C Canada

Which are principal cybercriminal ecosystems in the Deep Web?

TrendMicro published an interesting analysis of the principal cyber criminal underground communities in the Deep Web worldwide. A new interesting report published by the experts at TrendMicro highlights the differences between the principal underground ecosystems worldwide. Thinking of a unique “global” underground ecosystem is an error, every community has
Publish At:2016-03-07 04:50 | Read:1761 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Reports Brazil Canada China crimin

Canada – Military data found in hard drive at the recycling depot

A man has found a 30-gigabyte hard drive at a recycling depot in Halifax containing at least 10 GB Canadian military data. According to the Canadian CBC, a man named Pete Stevens has found a 30-gigabyte hard drive at a recycling depot in Halifax. The media support contains personal information including the names and numbers o
Publish At:2016-01-16 17:10 | Read:849 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Intelligence Canada cyber security

RCMP Cybercrime Strategy to fight online crimes

The RCMP Cybercrime Strategy aims to improve Canada’s national police force in its fight against the rising and evolving threat of cybercrime. Canadian Authorities consider online crimes serious threats to the Homeland security. Several times law enforcement tried to identify members of hacking crews like Anonymous, but
Publish At:2015-12-05 12:30 | Read:675 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Laws and regulations Anony

Canada’s Quiet History Of Weakening Communications Encryption

Authors: Christopher Parsons, Tamir IsraelIntroductionAmerican and British officials have been warning with an increasing sense of purported urgency that their inability to decrypt communications could have serious consequences. American authorities have claimed that if they cannot demand decrypted communications from telecommunications providers then seriou
Publish At:2015-08-11 22:40 | Read:1013 | Comments:0 | Tags:Christopher Parsons Reports and Briefings Research News Cana

Christopher Parsons on the Canadian government’s “secret network” hack

A “secret network” launched by the Canadian federal government last year, costing millions of dollars to taxpayers, came under close scrutiny following a suspected hack. The network is based at the Federal Treasury Board, and was produced after hackers attacked department servers in 2011. In an interview with Global News, Citizen Lab Postdoctoral
Publish At:2015-08-11 22:40 | Read:842 | Comments:0 | Tags:Christopher Parsons In the Media Access My Info Canada Hacki

Canadian Government Websites Taken Down in Cyber Attack, ‘Anonymous’ Claim Responsibility

Several of Canada’s federal government websites were momentarily taken down Wednesday afternoon after reportedly being hit by a massive cyber attack.Canada’s Treasury Board President Tony Clement later took to Twitter his confirmation that the government servers had experienced denial of service attacks, affecting Canada.ca, sencanada.ca, CSIS, and the
Publish At:2015-06-18 01:35 | Read:989 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News anonymous Canada cyber attack hack

Attack of the Solo Cybercriminals – Frapstar in Canada

By now cybercrime has become the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st century, run by efficient organizations with great professionalism. Today, news headlines are mostly about large-scale breaches orchestrated by large criminal syndicates. But smaller one-man operations can be equally devastating to the unwitting home users and businesses. This r
Publish At:2015-06-09 19:25 | Read:1182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware canada carding cybercrime cybercriminal underground

啰嗦的松鼠:UC浏览器的隐私与安全问题

Read this summary in English.Translated by: Kun (Cleo) Zhang and Jason Q. Ng摘要UC浏览器是一种移动浏览器,它目前拥有超过5亿的注册用户,是中国和印度最受欢迎的手机浏览器。在《啰嗦的松鼠:UC浏览器的隐私与安全问题》这一报告中,公民实验室(Citizen Lab)发现中文和英文安卓版UC浏览器中存在多个隐私及安全漏洞, 并讨论了它们的重要性。报告显示安卓版UC浏览器在保护数据方面表现欠佳。报告描述了中文版本在传输数据到其目的地的过程中,对用户的敏感数据保护不足,相关的敏感数据包括装置辨识符、临近无线网络(Wi-Fi)访问点、移动信号塔信息、以及发送给搜索引擎Shenma的搜索问题。 中文版的UC浏览器会永久记忆用户的DNS查询历史,即使
Publish At:2015-05-21 14:20 | Read:1264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adam Senft Andrew Hilts Christopher Parsons Jakub Dalek Jaso

A Chatty Squirrel: Privacy and Security Issues with UC Browser

Authors: Jakub Dalek (lead), Katie Kleemola (lead), Adam Senft (lead), Christopher Parsons, Andrew Hilts, Sarah McKune, Jason Q. Ng, Masashi Crete-Nishihata, John Scott-Railton, Ronald DeibertMedia coverage: ReutersDownload PDF version.Read the CBC News story.Read The Intercept article.Read our primer on mobile privacy and security.Read the summary: Privacy
Publish At:2015-05-21 14:20 | Read:1798 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adam Senft Andrew Hilts Christopher Parsons Jakub Dalek Jaso

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