Articles By Howard Solomon

Latest sextortion scam claims to be from the CIA

Some people think a stolen email address is of little value to a threat actor. The latest sextortion scam shows...

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

Cyber Security Today: Ransomware forces doctors out, Toronto man target of police raid, U.S. restaurant chains hit

Ransomware forces doctors to retire, a Toronto man says he was the target of police raid, and U.S. restaurant chains...

April 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon
Huawei Canada HQ

U.K. report find Huawei’s software development still creates security risks

Attempts by China's Huawei Technologies to bat away worries by some governments that its network equipment is safe have been...

April 2nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Get meaningful consent when collecting voter data, federal parties told

Canada's federal political parties are being encouraged to play it straight with the personal information of voters they hold. The...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Zuckerberg calls for guidance from governments on defining what social media should ban

When the Internet was created freedom of speech advocates hailed it as a network that would liberate communications and ideas...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: April 1, 2019 — Guilty of password scam, watch these email subject lines and don’t fall for this Twitter prank

Guilty of password scam, watch out for these email subject lines and don't fall for this Twitter prank. Welcome to...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon
malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

Government issues cyber security guide for SMBs

Small and mid-sized companies face a dilemma when it comes to cyber security: If they can't afford full-time infosec experts...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

How a Halifax cafe endured a Facebook page hi-jacking

Halifax's Humani-T Cafe had its Facebook page revived this week after a lengthy take-over of the site during which the...

March 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today — Guide for Canadian small business, new Android bank malware, tool helps track trouble

Guide for Canadian small business, new Android bank malware and a new tool to help track trouble Welcome to Cyber...

March 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Illustration of a laptop with a gun

Ottawa parking garage system hit by ransomware, entry system crippled

Sometimes malware gives a gift to ordinary people. That's what happened Tuesday at an Ottawa parking garage when apparently an...

March 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon