April 1, 2021

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) has announced an investment of $14.6 million in six Toronto tech firms to drive growth and create nearly 130 jobs. 

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VMware has addressed a critical authentication bypass vulnerability in the VMware Carbon Black Cloud Workload appliance. VMware has addressed a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21982, in the VMware Carbon Black Cloud Workload appliance that could be exploited by attackers to bypass authentication. Carbon Black Cloud Workload is a data center security product that protects customers’ workloads […]

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Funded by the Government of Canada, the virtual competition will take place over an 11-day period, from May 7 to May 17, and is open to anyone residing in Canada over the age of 18.

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A probabilistic graphical modeling framework used by Microsoft 365 Defender research and intelligence teams for threat actor tracking enables us to quickly predict the likely threat group responsible for an attack, as well as the likely next attack stages.

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One of the administrators for the DeepDotWeb dark web portal pleads guilty to receiving kickbacks from the operators of the marketplaces. One of the administrators for the DeepDotWeb dark web portal, Tal Prihar (37), pleads guilty to receiving kickbacks from the operators of the marketplaces for the sale of illegals products. Tal Prihar is a […]

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VMware addressed two vulnerabilities in its vRealize Operations (vROps) product that can expose organizations to a significant risk of attacks The vROps delivers self-driving IT operations management for private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments in a unified, AI-powered platform. Security researcher Egor Dimitrenko from Positive Technologies discovered a server-side request forgery (SSRF) vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-21975 […]

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Fixing security findings in your code can be hard. Sometimes you need help from other developers who have solved these problems before. Veracode provides one-on-one time with ex-developers who can coach you through different approaches to address secur…

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A child tweets gibberish from the U.S. Nuclear-agency account, Nerf is hiring a Chief TikTok Officer, and what hybrid offices may look like. 

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A child tweets gibberish from the U.S. Nuclear-agency account, Nerf is hiring a Chief TikTok Officer, and what hybrid offices may look like. 
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The ransomware attackers aren’t just after your data. They want your data backup too.  Organizations need to be prepared because the technologies around these attacks are getting more sophisticated, said Brandon McCoy, Senior System Engineer with Veeam at a recent ITWC briefing. “The goal is to get organizations to pay out,” said McCoy. “The criminals […]

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Akamai has recently involved in the mitigation of two of the largest known ransom DDoS attacks, one of them peaked at 800Gbps. CDN and cybersecurity firm Akamai warns of a worrying escalation in ransom DDoS attacks since the beginning of the year. The company recently mitigated three of the six biggest volumetric DDoS attacks it […]

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The data breach disclosed by Ubiquiti in January could be just the tip of the iceberg, a deeper incident could have hit the company. In January, American technology vendor Ubiquiti Networks suffered a data breach, it sent out notification emails to its customers asking them to change their passwords and enable 2FA for their accounts. […]

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Citrix addressed vulnerabilities in Hypervisor that could be exploited by threat actors to execute code in a virtual machine to trigger a denial of service condition on the host. US CISA warns that Citrix has released security updates to address flaws in Hypervisor that could be exploited by threat actors to execute code in a […]

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