Articles By 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

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 3, 2021 – We lost our Groove, an FBI ransomware warning and alert to GitLab users

We lost our Groove, an FBI ransomware warning and an alert to GitLab users. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday November 3rd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  We’ve

Published on: November 3rd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 1, 2021 – Ransomware news roundup, Black Friday warning and European COVID app cracked

Ransomware news roundup, Black Friday warning and European COVID app cracked. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday November 1st. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Twelve people in

Published on: November 1st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 29, 2021 – Unsecured database with medical records found, a flawed vaccination confirmation app and more

Unsecured database with medical records found, a flawed vaccination confirmation app and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday October 29th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   More

Published on: October 29th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 27, 2021 – A mysterious tactic from a ransomware gang, why phone numbers are bad WiFi passwords, and more

A mysterious tactic from a ransomware gang, why phone numbers are bad WiFi passwords, and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday October 27th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for

Published on: October 27th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 25, 2021 – A warning to JavaScript users, ransomware gangs feeling squeezed and an SQL vulnerability found

A warning to JavaScript users, ransomware gangs feeling squeezed and an SQL vulnerability found. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday October 25th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Software

Published on: October 25th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 20, 2021 – Administrators urged to update PowerShell, ransomware reports to read and a hacker gets seven years in prison

Administrators urged to update PowerShell, ransomware reports to read and a hacker gets seven years in prison. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday October 20th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity

Published on: October 20th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Only 16 per cent of Canadian small business owners feel very prepared for cyber incident: Survey

Nearly half of Canada's small business owners worry about becoming victims of cybercrime in the next 12 months, according to a survey sponsored by one of Canada’s biggest banks. In Monday's release of

Published on: October 19th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct, 18, 2021 – Ransomware payments may have totalled hundreds of millions in US, and more

Ransomware payments may have totaled hundreds of millions in the U.S., and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday October 18th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Ransomware

Published on: October 18th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 15, 2021 – Canadian researchers find Windows bugs, watch for fake URLs and more

Canadian researchers find Windows bugs, watch for fake URLs and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday October 15th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  Earlier this week Microsoft

Published on: October 15th, 2021 Howard Solomon