Thursday, September 16, 2021


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Cyber Security Today, Sept. 13, 2021 – The REvil ransomware gang is back, a new botnet is discovered and Formbook malware rises

Today's podcast reports on the return of the REvil ransomware gang,  the discovery of a new botnet launching huge DDoS attacks and an increase in Formbook malware




Malicious Linux version of Cobalt Strike hacking tool found

Dubbed Vermillion Strike, it is already being used to attack telecom companies, government agencies, IT companies, financial institutions and advisory companies around the world

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 15, 2021 – Huge database of fitness app information found unprotected, attack on Olympus and security patches released

Today's podcast reports on the discovery of an unprotected database of fitness app information, an attack at Olympus and  important security patches released

Hashtag Trending Sept. 15 – Instagram harms teens; Wozniak for space; Virtual influencer rakes in sponsorships

Instagram is shown to be harmful to teens per a Facebook-led report, Steve Wozniak looks towards the cosmos, and a surprising social media influencer is...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max are here

Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro series, announced today, brings major improvements in connectivity, performance, camera and display. The 6.1-inch iPhone 13 Pro and the 6.7-inch Pro Max...

Why there must be a renewed focus on business continuity

For nearly two years, much of the world has been living online - conducting business, holding meetings, educating and being educated, and retaining some semblance...

Coffee Briefing, Sept. 14, 2021 – Uber partners with Aeroplan; new Twitter features; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal,...

Apple patches zero-click vulnerability discovered by Canadian researchers

The University of Toronto's Citizen Lab found the vulnerability it says was used to implant the Pegasus spyware of NSO Group

Hashtag Trending September 14- Apple VS Epic Games; Google employee allegations; Litecoin declines after fake news

Hashtag Trending September 14- Apple VS Epic Games; Google employee allegations; Litecoin declines after fake news

Election 2021: The parties on privacy, cybersecurity

Liberals won't commit to re-introducing the same Consumer Privacy Protection Act, Conservatives promise stronger legislation than the CPPA, NDP promise 'digital bill of privacy rights'

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Ensuring a safe and sustainable hybrid work environment

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Microsoft Canada congratulates 2021 IMPACT Award winners

Microsoft Canada has recognized 27 partners across Canada for their achievements in delivering virtually seamless solutions to customers. The 2021 IMPACT Award winners were...

The two biggest security issues for the future and how to fix them

Security sprawl and the loss of the network perimeter are the biggest challenges organizations must address to be secure in the future. Organizations need to...


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