Articles By Howard Solomon

danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

More side-channel vulnerabilities discovered in Intel CPUs

Infosec teams are moving to assess the potential fall-out of trying to mitigate three new bugs in Intel CPUs after...

August 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

California bank phishing scheme aimed at Royal Bank customers

One of the latest bank phishing campaigns aimed at Californians has a Canadian twist: The targets are supposed to be...

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

Cyber Security Today: Advice for smart homes, malware on Android phones and Google’s tracking you

Privacy advice for smart homes, manufacturers putting malware on Android phones and why is Google still tracking you? Welcome to...

August 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Fax protocol vulnerability lets malware be sent over phone line: Report

Using fax for business communications in North America is increasingly disappearing, but it's still important in some sectors -- particularly...

August 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: County hit by phishing scam, a tool criminals could use, cloud storage trouble

Phishing scam victimizes employees in  a U.S. county, an automated tool criminals might pick up and another problem Amazon S3...

August 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Huawei Canada HQ

Huawei Canada responds to political heat on security

This summer has been hot in Canada, but – if you excuse mixing cliches – it’s nothing like the heat...

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

Cyber Security Today: Not so smart city products, Comcast caught napping and update your Linux

Security flaws found in some smart city devices, shortcut nearly short-circuits U.S. service provider Comcast and update your Linux Welcome...

August 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Ten tips for more secure sofware

Many organizations still ignore basic security, survey suggests

Experts are going hoarse telling organizations they have to build their cyber security strategies around doing the basics, including having an accurate inventory of everything on the network. But if...

August 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: WannaCry ransomware, botnets in Twitter and security awareness training

WannaCry ransomware cripples major Taiwan chip maker, a malicious botnet found in Twitter and are you doing enough security awareness...

August 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – U.S. healthcare institution stung, patch your MikroTik router and update Drupal

A phishing email leads to a health data breach, MikroTik routers need an update, and so does Drupal. Another big...

August 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon