Articles By Howard Solomon

Be skeptical of all online content, Canadians warned as election campaign starts

People who work in information technology are often optimistic about the benefits the Internet will bring to society. But a...

September 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – University library password scam, police break up email fraud racket and just say no

University library password scam, police break up email fraud racket and just say no. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

September 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Social media should co-operate on overseeing political advertising, expert tells Canadians

BRAMPTON, Ont. --- Facebook and other social media platforms around the world need to use internationally-agreed upon standards for monitoring...

September 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Warning on womens’ apps, a penalty for using facial recognition and careless document filing.

Warning on how data from women's' apps is being used, a penalty for using facial recognition in a school and...

September 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Conservatives would create binding Canadian cybersecurity standards for critical industries, says Scheer

A Conservative government will create a cabinet committee on cybersecurity and data privacy if it wins the October federal election,...

September 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Open server found with peoples’ resumes, Alaska city gets lucky and watch for these updates

Open server found with peoples' resumes, Alaska city gets lucky and watch for these updates Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

September 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Be careful buying child GPS trackers, company exposes customer email and a report on crimeware

Be careful buying GPS trackers for keeping an eye on kids, a global company exposes customer email and a report...

September 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

New ransomware strain appears to target Linux web servers

A new strain of ransomware has infected thousands of Linux web servers in the past two months, according to a...

September 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Five steps to a better ransomware response plan

With a bit of luck the city of New Bedford, Mass., escaped having to pay a demanded US$5.3 million to...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Database with phone numbers of millions of Facebook users found on Internet

A server with databases holding the phone numbers and identity numbers of perhaps as many as 200 million Facebook users...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon