Cable & Telecom

CRTC issues $115,000 in fines over malware distribution

GATINEAU – The CRTC today levied a $100,000 fine to John Paul Revesz and Vincent Leo Griebel, who were partners operating under the business name Orcus Technologies, for developing, selling and promoting malware.An additional penalty of $15,000 was issued to John Paul Revesz “for operating a secure dynamic domain name service that was allegedly used by hackers to communicate with a variety of infected machines,” reads the press release.The Commission investigation found Orcus Technologies marketed and sold a Remote Administration Tool under the name Orcus RAT, and concluded this tool was in fact malware. It was a Remote Access Trojan...

Our industry and COVID-19

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