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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

New WordPress XSS Vulnerability Crosses the Privilege Line

A new XSS vulnerability set for WordPress raises sersious security questions, but it's not the only set of flaws to come to light recently.

Wearable IoT Ransomware: Locking Down Your Life?

Security risks are on the move: New IoT ransomware can now infect wearable devices. But what does this mean for tech-savvy users?

Subpar SOAP? Why Your Windows Update Might Be Dirty

Any Windows update could now be dirty thanks to subpar SOAP settings used by some companies that leave them open to vulnerability exploitation.

Are Cloud File Sync Tools Out of Step With Security?

File sync services are now at risk of man-in-the-cloud (MitC) attacks, putting critical information at risk. What's the threat level for corporate data?

New Mac Security Threats: The Perfect Storm?

Mac security is under fire thanks to a pair of new and potentially damaging vulnerabilities: Thunderstrike 2 and file-system zero-day exploit.

In a BIND: DNS Server Attacks Exploit New Software Flaw

New DNS server attacks are exploiting a flaw in the open-source BIND9, and websites at risk for attack need to move quickly to patch the problem.

Remote Risk? New JavaScript Threats Look to Grab Control

Two new JavaScript attacks look to leverage remote threats and wrest control from users, but there are simple ways to block these attacks.

New Google Drive Phishing Attacks Baited, Ready and Hiding in Plain Sight

New phishing attacks are targeting Google users in hopes of stealing their credentials by hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot the hook.

Mobile Malady: Health Care IT Professionals Face New Data Diagnosis

Mobile devices pose a significant problem for health care IT professionals. The NIST has released a draft guide to help addresses common issues.

XSS Vulnerability Crossed Out in New WordPress Version

WordPress update 4.2.3 crossed out a critical XSS vulnerability — the latest in a long line of flaws that put websites running the CMS at risk.