Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Learn lessons from this $1 million email scam

Learn from this $1 million email scam. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday December 9th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing...

December 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Researchers say VPN bug affects Linux, Unix systems

Apple, Google and Linux distribution makers are investigating a serious threat to their operating systems after security researchers said this...

December 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – An email gift card scam, please stop re-using passwords and more open data found on Amazon storage

An email gift card scam, please stop re-using passwords and more open data found on Amazon storage. Welcome to Cyber...

December 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

University of Ottawa to open cybersecurity research hub

The University of Ottawa will soon open what it calls a hub for research in cybersecurity and cyber safety, with...

December 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Edward Snowden on privacy, a phone scam victim, suspicious browser extensions, and more

Edward Snowden on privacy, a phone scam victim, suspicious browser extensions, and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday...

December 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Phishing campaign continues to mimic Canada’s biggest banks online

Criminals have been trying to steal login credentials of consumers and businesses of Canada's biggest banks in a sustained and...

December 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Tech companies are beyond government control, Edward Snowden tells Ontario college administrators

Surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden attacked global companies that collect large amounts of personal data for intruding on privacy, complaining they...

December 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Millions of text messages from bulk service provider found open on the internet

Businesses and educational institutions around the world that use the TrueDialog SMS bulk texting service are scrambling to assess the...

December 2nd, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Be careful buying connected gifts for others, hackers arrested, and two more data breaches

Be careful buying connected gifts for others, hackers arrested, and two more data breaches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

December 2nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

New top 25 software vulnerabilities list released

There's no shortage of software vulnerabilities developers have to watch out for, and the best practice is to measure and...

December 2nd, 2019 Howard Solomon