Hackers are bombarding the Bank of Canada with cyber attacks and the chink in the bank’s armour is its employees

Employees at the Bank of Canada in November 2015 were bombarded with 25,000 similar, innocuous-looking emails. The messages came in both official languages, politely asking recipients to review an invoice in an attached Microsoft Word document. The document was armed with code that would attempt to install a colourfully named program — putinanalking.exe — carrying malware…

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Social Media's Crystal Ball

By Ryan Pitylak, CEO, Unique Influence 2016 was an exciting year for social media, wouldn’t you agree? The highly filtered vacuum created by intelligent social platforms changed the way people consume news. Sixty-two percent of U.S. adults get their news from social media, which often either reinforces their existing beliefs or contributes to important political…

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