Articles By Howard Solomon

Privacy expert says flawed Alberta COVID-19 contact tracking app shouldn’t have been released

Alberta's new COVID-19 mobile tracking app ABTraceTogether is so flawed it shouldn't have been introduced, says a privacy expert from...

May 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Email scam targets executives, NSA rates conferencing tools and get ready for COVID tracing apps

Email scam targets executives, NSA rates conferencing tools and get ready for COVID tracing apps Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

May 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canada has taken down over 1,500 coronavirus-related scam sites

Canada's cyber incident response centre has taken down over 1,500 COVID-19-themed fraudulent sites or email addresses aimed at Canadians, IT...

May 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Zoom meeting job review scam, fake Labor Department email and a new Android threat

Zoom meeting job review scam, fake Labor Department email and a new Android threat. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

May 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Brute force attacks on RDP devices have ‘rocketed’ with increase in home working: Kaspersky

Infosec pros are being warned to make sure Windows systems are locked tightly down after evidence emerged that generic brute...

April 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

With more staff working remotely network intelligence is vital, online conference told

With more people working from home due to the COVID-19 crisis, network intelligence is more vital than ever, a Microsoft...

April 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – How secure is your videoconferencing platform, ransomware advice and COVID-19 shipping scams

How secure is your videoconferencing platform, ransomware advice and COVID-19 shipping scams Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday April...

April 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Don’t fall for this complaint scam, sex in email, and watch out for this sophisticated banking telephone fraud

Don't fall for this complaint scam, sex in email, and watch out for this sophisticated banking telephone fraud. Welcome to...

April 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon
hacker, cyber attack, security

How to detect and prevent web shells

One of the most powerful tools in a threat actor's arsenal is a web shell, used to infect servers --...

April 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Apple mail warning, Skype scam, ignore free streaming video and more finance scams

Apple mail warning, Skype scam, ignore free streaming video and more finance scams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday...

April 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon