Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 17, 2018 –Fake Adobe Flash update, phony digital mining app, protect against support scams

A new spin on fake Adobe Flash updates, watch for phony digital mining apps and protection against support scams Welcome...

October 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon

StatsCan report: 21 per cent of Canadian businesses impacted by a cyber event in 2017

In the first government study of busines victims of cyber crime,  just over one-fifth (21 per cent) of over 10,000...

October 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Data breach notification in Canada

Almost three quarters of Canadian SMBs don’t have patching policy: Survey

Small and mid-sized Canadian companies still have a long way to go to beef up their defences against cyber attacks if...

October 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 15, 2018 — Fake Android app, Facebook ‘friends’ and check that link

Android app impersonates Google Play Store, a warning about Facebook friends and how to check suspicious links Welcome to Cyber...

October 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Five Eyes cyber agencies detail list of popular hacking tools

To help network defenders around the world Canada and the other members of the Five Eyes intelligence partnership have issued...

October 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 12, 2018 — What do you know about cyber security, and a sophisticated phishing attack

What do you know about cyber security, a new sophisticated phishing attack and more security updates available. Welcome to Cyber...

October 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Data breach notification in Canada

What to do about the alleged Chinese motherboard spy chip

It's been a week since Bloomberg BusinessWeek stunned the world by alleging a mysterious tiny chip was found on some...

October 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ryuk ransomware strikes at least four organizations in Canada

A new strain of ransomware first reported in August is now being seen in Canada, hitting at least four organizations...

October 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 10, 2018 – New ransomware hits Canada, Google criticized, PIN punched in Experian’s security

New ransomware hits Canada, Google criticized and a PIN punched in credit bureau’s security Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s...

October 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Google bug exposed user data, company held back notifying people

When and what should be disclosed if a company discovers a software vulnerability but apparently no evidence of a data breach...

October 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon