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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.

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Wire Transfer Spam: Upatre Goes for Broke

Microsoft recently discovered a spam campaign spreading the notorious Trojan:Win32/Upatre downloader. Users are warned not to accept the wire transfer.

More Is Less? EMC Study Finds Data Protection Better With One Vendor

According to a recent EMC study, data protection is easier and cheaper when organizations partner with one vendor rather than multiple ones.

Out in the Wild: Adobe Reader Bug Released by Google

According to Google's Project Zero, an Adobe Reader bug has been around for months, raising questions about how well Adobe addressed this vulnerability.

Hack-y Holidays? Phishing Scams and Malware on the Rise, Says US-CERT

According to US-CERT, phishing scams and malware are on the rise during the holiday season, and consumers must keep an eye out for warning signs.

Financial Service Companies Spending More on Cybersecurity

According to a recent report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, financial service companies are spending more on cybersecurity as threats rise.

PwC Preview: Banks’ Cybersecurity Budgets Go Big

A preview of PricewaterhouseCoopers' latest report tells financial institutions to increase their cybersecurity budgets as more threats emerge.

Mobile Apps Security: You’ve Got Mal(ware)

According to the recent "State of Mobile Apps Security" report, popular iOS and Android apps have been hacked, highlighting the need for boosted security.

Stolen Vendor Credentials: Retail’s Real Problem?

Stolen vendor credentials are to blame for the recent Home Depot breach, giving attackers the access they needed to get into high-level systems.

Backoff Malware Not Backing Down With 57 Percent Increase in Q3

With a 57 percent increase in infections from Backoff malware from August to September, companies must examine their security intelligence.

Bugzilla Flaw Gives Users the Creeps

Security researchers recently discovered a Bugzilla flaw that gives users access to a collection of computer bugs amassed by multiple companies.