Toronto accounting firm hit by ransomware

A Toronto chartered accounting firm is trying to recover after a recent ransomware attack that saw some of its data...

June 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Restructuring of IT infrastructure to take ‘several months’ after ransomware attack, says eHealth Saskatchewan

Five months after a ransomware attack locked the computer systems storing confidential medical data of Saskatchewan residents, eHealth Saskatchewan says...

June 11th, 2020 Alex Coop

Canadian firm apparently victim of new ransomware tactic: Auctioning stolen data

A Canadian agricultural services company is apparently among the first victims of a new strategy in ransomware: Auctioning stolen data...

June 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Facing cyber extortion? Hire a professional negotiator, experts say

With organizations increasingly facing targeted combined ransomware and extortion management needs to think about hiring a professional negotiator to deal...

May 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

How to mitigate your business risk in the new normal

With billions around the world now in lockdown, businesses have activated sometimes dated continuity plans that never envisioned their entire...

May 21st, 2020 Glenn Weir

York University cyber attack looks like ransomware, says security expert

Last week Toronto’s York University fell victim to what appears to be a ransomware attack, according to cybersecurity expert David...

May 6th, 2020 Alex Coop

Kaspersky report: Nearly half of employees don’t know how to respond to ransomware attacks

Despite the threat of ransomware being at an all-time high, a recent report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says that 45...

April 26th, 2020 Tom Li

Manitoba law firms hit with Maze ransomware

Two unnamed Manitoba law firms have been hit by Maze ransomware, locking up not only office computers but also their...

April 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian health researchers and firms targeted with COVID-19 phishing

COVID-19 phishing scams have been reportedly going out to consumers, trying to get them to buy face masks, protective gear,...

April 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon