Microsoft closes six sites allegedly set up by Russian-linked threat group

The alleged Russian-linked threat group known as APT28 has been blamed for more mischief in the United States, this time...

August 21st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada watching for cyber threats to 2019 election, says government

Canada is "working hard to ensure that the 2019 elections are protected and defended against cyber threats and foreign interference,"...

August 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality officially dead; Amazon under fire for Chinese factory conditions

Federal net neutrality is officially dead in the U.S. A cyber attack lowers BitCoin’s value to around $7200. And working...

June 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Washington sues Google and Facebook; ZTE strikes deal with U.S.; Sonos’ new Alexa-enabled speaker

The state of Washington has sued Google and Facebook for allegedly not disclosing who purchased election ads. Chinese smartphone manufacturer...

June 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Governments should use buying, regulatory power to fight botnets: Expert

Draft U.S. government recommendations on ways to reduce the threat of automated botnets launching denial of service attacks and spreading...

January 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Facing the laptop carry-on ban

Canada is still studying whether it will follow American and U.K. rules forbidding airline passengers flying out of a number...

March 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian among four charged by U.S. in 2014 Yahoo hack

American law enforcement officials have worked with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) to help stop cyber crime. However on Wednesday...

March 15th, 2017 Howard Solomon

‘Digital Geneva convention’ urged to stop countries from launching cyber attacks

SAN FRANCISCO – Calls for governments and info sec pros around the world to band together to fight nation-state and...

February 14th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Trump will soon realize Russian hacking is a persistent threat: Former FBI cyber expert

With news reports of Russians accused of hacking a U.S. political party and the Ukrainian power grid, the U.S. and...

January 24th, 2017 Howard Solomon