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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

UK Data Protection Bill Introduces Post-Brexit Security Plans

Brexit is coming, and the British government recently released a Statement of Intent regarding its new U.K. data protection bill.

Speared! Malicious Emails Phish Up Russian Enterprise Backdoors

A new spear phishing campaign leverages a series of malicious emails to target and compromise Russian-speaking enterprises via hidden backdoors.

How to Shake the Hook After a Phishing Attack

Is a phishing attack really so advanced? New research suggested that threat actors are lazy and reckless, giving users a chance to shake the hook.

Bugging Out: Fruitfly Malware Swarms MacOS Users

A new strain of FruitFly malware has infected hundreds of users, possibly over the last 10 years. The malware is insidious, spying on MacOS users.

Rapid Revision: New CryptoMix Strains Picking Up Speed

New variants of CryptoMix malware are quickly making the rounds, holding files ransom and demanding victims fork over the bitcoin.

New Devil’s Ivy Vulnerability Causing Rash of IoT Risks

A new open source vulnerability called Devil's Ivy could enable attackers to hijack security camera feeds and block legitimate users from accessing data.

Everlasting Issue? EternalBlue Scanning Apps Find 50,000 Susceptible Systems

A new scanning app found that more than 50,000 systems across the world are still vulnerable to the EternalBlue exploit, despite a patch being available.

Let’s Get Physical: Malicious Script Magecart Expands Impact With Fraudulent Mail Forwarding

Malicious script Magecart is still going strong, allowing threat actors to hire U.S. mules to ship fraudulently purchased goods.

Half-Year Roundup: The Top Five Data Breaches of 2017 — So Far

Organizations around the world and across industries have had to deal with more than their fair share of devastating data breaches so far in 2017.

Malware Meltdown: Nuclear Power Plants Now Top Targets for Cybercrime

Nuclear power plants are now being targeted by sophisticated cybercrime groups. Is this the precursor to a full-scale malware meltdown?