Canada Spy Agencies Split Over Proposed Huawei 5G Ban: Media

Canada’s spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from fifth generation (5G) networks over security concerns, the Globe and Mail reported Wednesday. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) were tasked with conducting a cybersecurity review to evaluate the risks as well as the economic costs to Canadian telecoms and consumers of blacklisting the equipment supplier. The Americans…

November 13, 2019
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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Holiday Shopping: Secure Your Online Purchases

As we gear up to feast with family and friends this Thanksgiving, we also get our wallets ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have practically become holidays themselves, as each year they immediately shift our attention from turkey and pumpkin pie to holiday shopping. Let’s take a look at […]

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November 11, 2019
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Bug Hunters Hack Samsung Galaxy S10, Xiaomi Mi9 at Pwn2Own

Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 has come to an end and on the second day of the hacking contest bug bounty hunters have earned a total of $120,000 for demonstrating exploits against Samsung Galaxy S10 and Xiaomi Mi9 phones and TP-Link AC1750 routers. Of the seven hacking attempts scheduled for day two, four were a complete success. Amat Cama and Richard Zhu of the Fluoroacetate team earned $50,000 for pushing an arbitrary…

November 7, 2019
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Google Teams Up With Security Firms to Fight Bad Android Apps

Google this week announced a partnership with several security solutions providers, aimed at fighting bad applications in the Android ecosystem. Called App Defense Alliance, the effort represents a collaboration between Google, ESET, Lookout, and Zimperium, and its goal is to quickly find potentially harmful applications (PHAs), take necessary measures against them, and ensure that the Google Play Store is a safer place for all users. With over 2.5 billion Android…

November 7, 2019
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Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps

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November 7, 2019
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