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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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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.

ISACA’s New Certificate Looks to Close Security Talent Gap

As the need for qualified security professionals grows, ISACA has released a new Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate to test competence.

US Cybercrime Survey Says Companies Missing the Mark

According to a recent cybercrime survey, companies need to improve their security policies to properly detect and mitigate potential risks.

Spiked! New DDoS Toolkit Drives Home Network Vulnerabilities

Corporate networks should keep their eye on Spike, a new type of distributed-denial-of-service (DDOS) attack that goes beyond desktops to attack routers.

Google Apps Scripts: Easy Reading for Scammers?

According to a bug hunter, Google Apps Scripts has a vulnerability that could give hackers easy access to users' devices and contacts.

Flunking Out: New App Study Says Most Can’t Pass Basic Security Tests

A new app study from the Global Privacy Enforcement Network says only 15 percent of apps are up to snuff when it comes to data handling and privacy.

Financial Phishing: Cybercriminals Bait PayPal Users

With the rise of e-commerce, financial phishing attacks have begun targeting users of online transaction services like PayPal.