Articles By Howard Solomon

Online Trust Alliance becomes part of Internet Society

Just as there’s no shortage of threat actors, there’s also no shortage of trade and independent cyber security associations offering...

April 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Montreal researcher helped convict one of gang behind Linux botnet

The Montreal branch of a security company is patting itself on the back for being among the resources used by...

April 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon
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McAfee a standalone company again

One of the oldest names in security is a standalone company again today after the new-look McAfee LLC with a...

April 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon
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McDonald’s Canada jobs Web site hacked

As the home page of McDonald's Canada celebrates the upcoming April 5th National Hiring Day, the burger chain also revealed...

March 31st, 2017 Howard Solomon
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Unstructured data was a big target for attacks last year: Report

CISOs often focus on protecting structured data such as credit cards, passwords and personal health information. But a new report...

March 31st, 2017 Howard Solomon
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Rogers helps close digital divide for Toronto public school board

Gigabit Internet connectivity is a dream not only for pubic school students in their homes, but also in their schools...

March 30th, 2017 Howard Solomon
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Hardware-based keyloggers found on Carleton U computers

Universities often need to have a number of computers in classrooms ready for faculty and staff to use for presentations...

March 29th, 2017 Howard Solomon

New ransomware strain pops up for one day

Ransomware remains one of the most feared attacks, mainly because many organizations still don' t follow basic cyber security hygiene...

March 29th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Nokia slams phone makers that put dangerous adware on devices

Personal computers are still the biggest targets of malware but mobile device infections are increasing, says the latest threat intelligence...

March 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Facing the laptop carry-on ban

Canada is still studying whether it will follow American and U.K. rules forbidding airline passengers flying out of a number...

March 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon