Entries by Kyla

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Cyber Security Bulletin: Hackers Exploit Critical Chrome & Edge Vulnerability

Both Google and Microsoft are pushing emergency updates to patch a critical vulnerability in their browsers. Hackers are actively exploiting this vulnerability, which allows for remote code execution within the browser Javascript engine. This vulnerability, called CVE-2022-1096, was reported to Google by an anonymous user or researcher. It appears to affect all Chromium-based browsers, including […]

SSC Security Services Corp. to Acquire Logixx Security Inc. in All-Cash Deal to Become the Largest Publicly-Traded Security Company In Canada

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN – March 30, 2022 – SSC Security Services Corp. (“SSC”) (TSXV: SECU) (OTCQX: SECUF), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement (“Share Purchase Agreement”) to acquire Logixx Security Inc. (“Logixx”), a Toronto-based provider of premium security protection for leading enterprise and commercial clients across Canada, from […]

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Cyber Security Bulletin: Increased Attack Activity

While the Russia-Ukraine tensions may seem far away, there is a very real threat of increased Cyber Attacks against European countries, as well as Canada and the US; any country that has retaliated against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It is highly unlikely Putin will be able to harm Canada or the US with military force, […]

Input Capital Corp. Completes Acquisition of SRG Security Resource Group Inc.

REGINA, SK, Feb. 1, 2021 /CNW/ – Input Capital Corp. (TSX Venture: INP) (US: INPCF) (“Input” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition (the “Acquisition“) of all of the common shares (“SRG Shares“) of SRG Security Resource Group Inc. (“SRG“) on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the […]

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Cyber Security Bulletin: Microsoft Cyber Security Updates

This notice is sent as an update to the recent Microsoft Exchange cyber security issues. Microsoft has issued several security patches to address the cyber security issues. Information on business systems shows that unpatched systems internationally continue to exist including within Canada. Some of these systems within Canada have been further compromised with malware. Malicious actors are […]

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Cyber Security Bulletin: SolarWinds Supply-Chain Compromise

On 13 December, 2020 SolarWinds disclosed a security advisory outlining recent malicious activity impacting SolarWinds Orion Platform resulting from a supply chain compromise. The SolarWinds technology is used by many businesses to manage their network environments including mapping and capacity planning. This is a widespread campaign by a “highly evasive” actor gaining access to numerous […]

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Cyber Security Bulletin: FireEye Cyber Security Breach

This Cyber Security alert is intended for organizations that utilize this technology as part of their cyber security protection program. On December 8, 2020, cyber security firm FireEye disclosed that it was recently a victim of a targeted security breach by a threat actor. The threat actors were successful at infiltrating the internal network and […]

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Cyber Security Bulletin: Phishing Attack Campaigns Target MS Teams Users

A new attack vector has been identified specific to those organizations that use Microsoft Teams for collaboration with internal teams as well as with your customers. The phishing campaign pretends to be an automated message from Microsoft Teams. In reality, the attack aims to steal Office 365 recipients’ login credentials. Teams is Microsoft’s popular collaboration […]

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Cyber Security Bulletin: Increased Threat from Emotet Malware Campaigns

Since July 2020 there has been an increase in malicious activity associated with Emotet malware campaigns. Emotet has been frequently observed working in tandem with Trickbot and Ryuk malware in a persistent attempt to compromise computer systems within Canada. These threats have been successfully used to attack many Canadian companies since 2019. Emotet is an […]