Archive for March, 2019


There has been a data breach at Natural Health Services, including its location in Windsor. It involves the personal health information of about 34,000 medical marijuana patients that was accessed in a data breach of an electronic medical record system used by NHS and its parent company Sunniva Inc. Continue reading

WordPress and Joomla are among the most popular Content Management Systems (CMSs). They have also become popular for malicious actors, as cybercriminals target sites on these platforms for hacking and injecting malicious content. During the past few weeks, ThreatLabZ researchers have detected several WordPress and Joomla sites that were serving Shade/Troldesh ransomware, backdoors, redirectors, and a variety of phishing pages. The most well-known threats to CMS sites are the result of vulnerabilities introduced by plugins, themes, and extensions. Continue reading

Censorship in Russia has been steadily rising in the past few years, most notably with the announcement in July 2017 when the initial VPN law was signed, and later took effect the following November.  Since that time, the VPN industry was waiting to see what the outcome of the legislation would be. While oppression and censorship marched steadily forward, it seems our industry finally has an answer. Continue reading

On March 27th 2019, TorGuard was sent an official request from the ROSKOMNADZOR, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision in Sphere of Communications Information Technology and Mass Media—asking that we cooperate with Russian authorities and block websites on demand, according to state approved country-wide blacklists for Russian users. Continue reading

Roskomnadzor sent requirements on the need to connect to the state information system (FGIS) to the owners of 10 VPN services. Continue reading

Google security developer Matthew Garrett disclosed a zero-day arbitrary code execution (ACE) vulnerability affecting the TP-Link SR20 routers.

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Board that oversees Huawei security in the UK offers only ‘limited assurance’ that risk to national security can be mitigated. Continue reading

We are committed to making our solutions resistant to attacks and continuously working towards raising the bar in security. In this blog we’re covering the tamper protection feature in our antimalware solution. This feature builds on our previously announced Windows Defender Antivirus sandboxing capabilityand expands existing tamper protection strategies across Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection. Continue reading

The US is being systematically attacked by Russia with our own digital technology, leaving IT professionals on the front line of this war. Here’s what we need to do. Continue reading

Russia has become the de-facto expert in GPS spoofing attacks, which it uses both internally and outside its borders. Continue reading