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Ontario home healthcare provider hacked, attacker wants money ‘for telling them how to fix their security’

The attacker would like to portray itself as providing a service, but ransom and blackmail are better words. CBC News...

July 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Hashtag Trending – 12 Russians charged with hacking US election, Jeff Bezos is richer than you, Amazon Prime Day worker strikes

12 Russians have been charged with interfering in the 2016 US election, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern...

July 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

It’s time we talked … about the new PIPEDA rules coming November 1st

Are you ready for Canada’s new privacy rules? A recent survey by the federal Privacy Commissioner’s office shows that most...

July 17th, 2018 ITWorld Canada Team

How to attempt to influence an election: Start with a spear-phishing campaign

Canadians worried about the possibility of a foreign government trying to secretly use the Internet to influence politics here could...

July 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Sextortion, unwanted remote computer access and suspect mobile apps

Sextortion attempts are increasing, make sure you close off remote computer access and mobile apps may be secretly making screen...

July 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: World Cup scam, don’t get boxed in, more Spectre bugs found

Malware in comments on websites are spreading World Cup betting sites, don’t get boxed in by cloud storage and more...

July 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon

UK info czar report highlights differences with Canada over political parties and privacy

U.K. political parties should have to follow a statutory Code of Practice under the country's data privacy law if they use...

July 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Another cryptocurrency wallet theft, more on password security

Another cryptocurrency wallet theft reported, more on password security and why you shouldn’t contribute to a privacy breach. Welcome to...

July 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cost of Canadian data breaches continues to rise, says study

The average cost of data breaches at Canadian companies is going up, it’s taking them longer to detect breaches and...

July 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Protection of systems from internal attacks is “rather poor,” says vendor

Infosec pros spend big bucks every year attempting to better secure their networks and assets. But if a new vendor report...

July 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon