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

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

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

Gavel in court

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