Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, June 11, 2021 – Police disrupt stolen credentials marketplace, how fast crooks work with stolen credentials and more

Police disrupt stolen credentials marketplace, how fast crooks work with stolen credentials and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday June 11th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: June 11th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, June 7, 2021 – Compromised password blamed for pipeline hack, a new phishing scam pushes fake updates and more ransomware groups emerge

Compromised password blamed for pipeline hack, a new phishing scam pushes fake updates and more ransomware groups emerge. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, June 7. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: June 7th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, June 4, 2021 – Evidence that awareness training works, CIRA looking for board nominees and another patching warning

Evidence that awareness training works, CIRA looking for board nominees and another patching warning. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday, June 4. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Experts

Published on: June 4th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, June 2, 2021 – Don’t put off installing security updates

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday June 2nd. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. I’m away for a few days, so today’s podcast deals with a recent report I

Published on: June 2nd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 31, 2021 – Canadians still fall for Windows support scams, new Nobelium attacks and another warning to Pulse Secure VPN users

Canadians still fall for Windows support scams, new Nobelium attacks and another warning to Pulse Secure VPN users Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday May 31st. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: May 31st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 28, 2021 – Another warning for Fortinet device users; A movie site scam; Don’t be tricked by ads on search engines

Another warning for Fortinet device users, a movie site scam and don’t be tricked by ads on search engines. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday May 28th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: May 28th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Canadians want action on privacy, harmful internet content: CIRA poll

A majority of Canadians surveyed want governments to get tougher on harmful content on social media platforms and increase the powers of the federal Privacy Commissioner to help safeguard personal information. Those are

Published on: May 27th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 26, 2021 – Ransomware worries, Bose admits attack, cyber insurance news and the latest security patches

Ransomware worries, Bose admits attack, cyber insurance news and the latest security patches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday May 26th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Ransomware is

Published on: May 26th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 24, 2021 – Huge international data breach at Air India, and beware of online job scams

Huge international data breach at Air India, and beware of online job scams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday May 24th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. This is

Published on: May 24th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 21, 2021 – Ransomware gang still wants millions, why you need to patch fast and beware of phone scams

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday May 21st, I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. The Conti ransomware gang is trying to mend its dented reputation for scrambling the data

Published on: May 21st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 19, 2021 – Data breach at an international student insurer, avoid stalkerware and the latest business email scam

Data breach at an international student insurer, avoid stalkerware and the latest business email scam. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday May 19th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: May 19th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 17, 2021 – The latest on ransomware gangs and their strategies

The latest on ransomware gangs and their strategies. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday May 17th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Is the Darkside ransomware gang dead or

Published on: May 17th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 14, 2021 – Beware of fileless malware, a Wi-Fi warning and more

Beware of fileless malware, a Wi-Fi warning and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday, May 14. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Attackers always look for ways

Published on: May 14th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, May 12, 2021 – Hate on messaging apps, Zix used in scams and QR code warning

Fight hate on private messaging apps, how Zix is used for scams, a warning on QR codes and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, May 12th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: May 12th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber insurers now demanding firms have MFA, says Canadian broker

Infosec experts say CISOs must add multifactor authentication for logins to better protect their organizations against credentials theft. But there's also another reason. As of Jan. 1, many North American cyber insurers have

Published on: May 7th, 2021 Howard Solomon