Canada co-leading effort to fight election disinformation

Canada will co-host a two-day workshop on improving information exchange between governments, civil society and technology companies to fight election...

May 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario health unit website leaves COVID-19 test results and names accessible

While privacy experts worry proposed COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps will reveal personal information of users, a northern Ontario health...

May 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Attackers still exploiting old vulnerabilities, says NTT report

Failure to patch old vulnerabilities is still a leading cause of breaches of security controls, says a new report. In...

May 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cybersecurity survey by Canadian law firm offers surprising results

When Imran Ahmad got the results of his law firm's recently-commissioned corporate cyber incidents report he was surprised. Data showed...

May 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Three factors involved in the bulk of data breaches: Verizon

Credential theft, social engineering attacks (including phishing and business email compromise) and human errors were involved in just over two-thirds...

May 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Fake Canada website among many using COVID-19 relief offers to phish for credentials

With governments around the world making billions of dollars available for COVID-19 financial relief, criminals are making every effort to...

May 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Employee mistakes lead to information exposure in Nova Scotia, U.K.

It's bad enough that hackers are able to exploit software vulnerabilities in IT environments to make off with sensitive data,...

May 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Firebase developers urged to check their configurations to prevent data leaks

Android developers using Google's Firebase application development platform are being warned to check their configurations after security researchers discovered thousands...

May 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

GoDaddy suffers hack of SSH credentials

GoDaddy, one of the domain registrars and web hosting companies in the world, has admitted customer usernames and passwords for...

May 7th, 2020 Howard Solomon