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Ottawa parking garage system hit by ransomware, entry system crippled

Sometimes malware gives a gift to ordinary people. That's what happened Tuesday at an Ottawa parking garage when apparently an...

March 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Norwegian aluminum maker recovering from ransomware attack

Norwegian aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro said it is making progress in securing its IT systems after a new strain...

March 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Cyber Security Today: Advice for fraud awareness month, ransomware hits aluminum producer and protect against spear phishing

Advice to businesses and consumers for Fraud Prevention Month, ransomware hits Oslo-based international aluminum producer and ways to protect against...

March 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Many Canadian SMBs underestimate ransomware: Vendor survey

Many Canadian SMBs are underestimating the threat of ransomware, if a survey by business continuity vendor Datto Inc. of their...

March 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Cyber Security Today: Nov. 30, 2018 — Lots of cyber prosecutions; Dell resets passwords

It's been a busy week for law enforcement, with three news items about cyber prosections. In addition, Dell had to...

November 30th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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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

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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

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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