Phishing training needs both broad and targeted approach, says report

Employees are one of the weakest points infosec pros have to deal with in preventing cyber attacks, particularly when it...

January 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Phishing campaign continues to mimic Canada’s biggest banks online

Criminals have been trying to steal login credentials of consumers and businesses of Canada's biggest banks in a sustained and...

December 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Keep an eye on generic email addresses to ward off attacks, says vendor report

Some of the most colourful stories about companies victimized by email attacks involve the C-suite. After all, the people with...

April 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Voicemail phishing scam goes after passwords

As if warning staff about suspicious email document attachments and links isn't enough, now infosec pros have to tell them...

January 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon


Train staff to watch for vishing, smishing: Report

Email phishing campaigns are one of the favoured tools of cyber attackers these days. But employees need to also be...

January 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon


Why a seemingly insignificant financial merger triggered huge wave of Canadian phishing attacks

In February two Canadian bank-owned co-operatives, Interac Association – which runs the inter-bank debit card network – and Acxsys Corp....

November 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

An Ontario city’s solution for phishing test failure: Deny staff Internet access

STRATFORD, Ont. -- Getting employees to stop and think before clicking on email attachments is the bane of CISOs. Studies...

November 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 8, 2018 -Why you have to read your mail slowly

Spoofing is why you have to do everything on the Intenet slowly. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday Oct....

October 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

California bank phishing scheme aimed at Royal Bank customers

One of the latest bank phishing campaigns aimed at Californians has a Canadian twist: The targets are supposed to be...

August 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon