Articles By Howard Solomon

Ottawa releases Ransomware Playbook to help Canadian organizations fight attacks

Ottawa is urging Canadian organizations to take the threat of ransomware more seriously, both through pleas for action and the release of free anti-ransomware resources. In a letter released this morning, the ministers

Published on: December 6th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Dec. 6, 2021 – A scam aimed at verified Twitter users, a ransomware warning from the FBI, and more

A scam aimed at verified Twitter users, a ransomware warning from the FBI, and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday December 6th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: December 6th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Dec. 3, 2021 – A holiday ransomware warning, ManageEngine patches needed, and more

A holiday ransomware warning, ManageEngine patches needed and be careful downloading software. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday, December 3rd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   IT leaders

Published on: December 3rd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Dec. 1, 2021 – The FBI seizes alleged ransomware gang member’s funds, a cloud computing security report from Google and more

The FBI seizes alleged ransomware gang member's funds, a cloud computing security report from Google and more malware found in the Android store. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday, December 1st. I’m

Published on: December 1st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 29, 2021 – Ikea under phishing attack, evasive JavaScript loader discovered and malware found hiding in Linux calendars

Ikea under phishing attack, evasive JavaScript loader discovered and malware found hiding in Linux calendars. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday November 29th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: November 29th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 26, 2021 – Advice to online retailers for the holiday season, lengthy prison terms for cybercrooks and watch for Android updates

Advice to online retailers for the holiday season, lengthy prison terms for cybercrooks and watch for Android updates Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday November 26th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: November 26th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 24, 2021 – A new Windows zero-day bug is found, a cybersecurity support program for Canadian teachers and students and a holiday warning from the FBI

A new Windows zero-day bug is found, a cybersecurity support program for Canadian teachers and students and a holiday warning from the FBI Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday, November 24th. I’m

Published on: November 24th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 22, 2012 – A sex video site exposed, free incident and vulnerability response advice and a detailed look into the Conti ransomware gang

A sex video site exposed, free incident and vulnerability response advice and a detailed look into the Conti ransomware gang Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday November 22nd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: November 22nd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 19, 2021 – Warning for FatPipe administrators, BIOS alert for Intel processors and new website malware found

Warning for FatPipe administrators, BIOS alert for Intel processors and new website malware found. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday November 19th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: November 19th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 17, 2021 – Ransomware gangs now buying zero-day vulnerabilities, a warning about vulnerable memory chips and the Emotet gang is back

Ransomware gangs now buying zero-day vulnerabilities, a warning about vulnerable memory chips and the Emotet gang is back. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, November 17th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: November 17th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 15, 2021 – Cyberattack hits Ottawa medical clinic, FBI email server hacked, and a record DDoS attack

Cyberattack hits Ottawa medical clinic, FBI email server hacked, and a record DDoS attack. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, November 15th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: November 15th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 12, 2021 – Ransomware training from Ryerson, Aruba Central compromised, new botnet is discovered and more

Ransomware training from Ryerson, Aruba Central is compromised, a new botnet is discovered and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday, November 12th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: November 12th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 10, 2021 – An employee fooled at the Robinhood trading platform, and more firms hit by ignoring security updates

An employee fooled at the Robinhood trading platform, and more firms hit by ignoring security updates. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, November 10th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for

Published on: November 10th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 8, 2021 – Ransomware delivered in 15 minutes, creating an incident response plan and get rid of old Windows

Ransomware delivered in 15 minutes, creating an incident response plan and get rid of old Windows Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, November 8th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for

Published on: November 8th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 5, 2021 – DDoS attacks increasing, phone scams up and ugly future cybersecurity predictions

DDoS attacks increasing, phone scams up, and ugly future cybersecurity predictions. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday November 5th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Distributed denial of

Published on: November 5th, 2021 Howard Solomon