Qualys admits its Accellion FTA server compromised by attacker

Qualys, which provides a cloud-based platform for protecting IT and OT workloads, has become the latest firm to be victimized...

March 4th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Microsoft urges admins to patch on-prem Exchange Server installations immediately

Microsoft Exchange Server administrators are being urged to update their on-premise installations immediately following the discovery of serious four zero-day...

March 3rd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Fraud Prevention Month: Fight business email fraud

Fraud Prevention Month starts today, which reminds me of three business-related online frauds I've written about. Let's take a look...

March 1st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Ransomware the top attack type in Canada last year: IBM report

Ransomware accounted for nearly 60 per cent of attacks on Canadian IBM customers last year, according to an analysis by...

February 26th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Five nations issue global alert on vulnerabilities in Accellion FTA application

Cybersecurity agencies across five countries have issued a global alert to organizations using the Accellion FTA file transfer application after...

February 26th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Infosec expert says mandatory cyber incident reporting is worth considering in Canada

A Canadian cybersecurity expert says Canadian organizations should report cyber incident breaches to a federal authority to develop nation-wide threat...

February 24th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Bombardier latest victim of Accellion FTA-related data theft

Business jet manufacture Bombardier says it has suffered a "limited cybersecurity breach" through Accellion's FTA file transfer application. "An initial...

February 23rd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Ontario’s Lakehead University hopes to resume classes this week after cyberattack

Ontario's Lakehead University and B.C.'s Simon Fraser University continue investigations after suffering cyberattacks this month. Yesterday afternoon, Lakehead announced that...

February 23rd, 2021 Howard Solomon

FireEye researchers spot patterns in Accellion FTA attacks

For several weeks, organizations in Canada, the U.S., the Netherlands and Singapore -- including most recently the pharmacies of the...

February 23rd, 2021 Howard Solomon