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Fake Canada website among many using COVID-19 relief offers to phish for credentials

With governments around the world making billions of dollars available for COVID-19 financial relief, criminals are making every effort to...

May 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Sneaky Android malware, more CashApps scams and a report shows how easy it is to track smart phones

Sneaky Android malware, more CashApps scams and a report shows how easy it is to track smartphones Welcome to Cyber...

May 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Surveys show conflicting support by Canadians for COVID-19 tracing app

Canadian governments are planning to approve COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps to help health authorities track the spread of the...

May 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Employee mistakes lead to information exposure in Nova Scotia, U.K.

It's bad enough that hackers are able to exploit software vulnerabilities in IT environments to make off with sensitive data,...

May 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Digital identity is coming of age in Canada in 2020

You might remember the 1993 New Yorker cartoon, where a dog at a computer says to another, “On the Internet,...

May 13th, 2020 Cindy Baker
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Ransomware attacks on big targets, clutch your laptops, no updates from this Android app and more

Ransomware attacks on big targets, clutch your laptops, no updates from this Android app and more Welcome to Cyber Security...

May 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Looking at videoconferencing options from a CIO’s point of view

With files from Jim Love, CIO for ITWC   The current crisis is forcing everyone, CIOs included, to make fast...

May 12th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Are you ready for the new FINTRAC rules on identity verification?

Canadian financial institutions must revamp their identity verification procedures by June 1 of this year to comply with new anti-money...

May 12th, 2020 Cindy Baker
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Firebase developers urged to check their configurations to prevent data leaks

Android developers using Google's Firebase application development platform are being warned to check their configurations after security researchers discovered thousands...

May 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Don’t fall for these COVID buyer excuses, online coupon fraud and a new Windows support scam

Don't fall for these COVID buyer excuses, online coupon fraud and a new Windows support scam Welcome to Cyber Security...

May 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon