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RCMP, Calgary police helped US in ransomware indictments

The RCMP and Calgary Police are credited by the U.S. Justice Department with being among the agencies that helped a...

November 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ryuk ransomware strikes at least four organizations in Canada

A new strain of ransomware first reported in August is now being seen in Canada, hitting at least four organizations...

October 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Oct. 10, 2018 – New ransomware hits Canada, Google criticized, PIN punched in Experian’s security

New ransomware hits Canada, Google criticized and a PIN punched in credit bureau’s security Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s...

October 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Sept. 24, 2018 — Ransomware hits a brewery, beware of remote access control software

Ransomware note comes in French, ransomware from a resume hits a brewery and beware of remote access control software. Welcome...

September 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry announces new ransomware recovery tool

BlackBerry is attempting to make it easier for a businesses to protect itself against ransomware attacks by introducing a new...

August 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Exposing SamSam ransomware

Email -- either through spam or spear-phishing -- is one of the most popular ways attackers spread ransomware. That means...

July 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon

The four-step guide to a summer security tune-up for your organization

Like Santa, cybercriminals know when you’ve been sleeping. And according to the latest statistics, they’ve been busier than ever this...

July 27th, 2018 Cindy Baker

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Industrial control systems bugged; websites under attack; Atlanta recovers from ransomware

Over 320 bugs in industrial control system components were discovered by security researchers in the second half of 2017, says...

March 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Malspam campaign spreading three varieties of ransomware

After a two-month drop in volume of incidents, the Sigma ransomware is spreading again with an email campaign purportedly from...

March 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon