Scotiabank source code, credentials found open on GitHub: news report

A researcher has accused one of Canada's biggest banks of "muppet-grade security" after discovering application source code and private login...

September 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Poor configuration, old versions of Windows, Linux among security issues facing SMBs: Survey

Small and medium-sized businesses face a lot of challenges in trying to lower their cybersecurity risks. But if a survey...

September 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Be skeptical of all online content, Canadians warned as election campaign starts

People who work in information technology are often optimistic about the benefits the Internet will bring to society. But a...

September 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Social media should co-operate on overseeing political advertising, expert tells Canadians

BRAMPTON, Ont. --- Facebook and other social media platforms around the world need to use internationally-agreed upon standards for monitoring...

September 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

New ransomware strain appears to target Linux web servers

A new strain of ransomware has infected thousands of Linux web servers in the past two months, according to a...

September 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Five steps to a better ransomware response plan

With a bit of luck the city of New Bedford, Mass., escaped having to pay a demanded US$5.3 million to...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Database with phone numbers of millions of Facebook users found on Internet

A server with databases holding the phone numbers and identity numbers of perhaps as many as 200 million Facebook users...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Some Android phones susceptible to settings attack, says security vendor

Security experts have warned for some time that SMS messages are used by attackers to carry links to malware. A...

September 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Thousands of Supermicro servers vulnerable to remote attack, says security vendor

IT administrators with Supermicro X11, X10 and X9 servers in their environments are being urged to take remediation action to...

September 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon