Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 13, 2021 – Quebec talent agency and U.S. fertility clinic hit by ransomware, a Verizon logo scam, and more

Quebec talent agency and U.S. fertility clinic hit by ransomware, a Verizon logo scam, and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday October 13h. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for

Published on: October 13th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 11, 2021 – Three charged in U.S. email scam, French police arrest COVID hacker and an app developer makes a security mistake

Three charged in U.S. email scam, French police arrest COVID hacker and an app developer makes a security mistake. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, October 11th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer

Published on: October 11th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 8, 2021 – New Linux malware, a new hacking group and a thick advisory report from Microsoft

New Linux malware, a new hacking group and a thick advisory report from Microsoft. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday October 8th.. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: October 8th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 6, 2021 – Misconfigurations, link shortening, ransomware operators arrested and more

Misconfigurations, link shortening, ransomware operators arrested and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday October 6th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Misconfiguration of applications and servers is in

Published on: October 6th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 4, 2021 – Select group of countries to fight cybercrime, Coinbase victimized by 2FA error, a text messaging scam and more.

Select group of countries to fight cybercrime, Coinbase victimized by 2FA error a text messaging scam and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday October 4th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: October 4th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Oct. 1, 2021 – Microsoft addresses Azure flaw, advice on configuring VPNs, Eduroam WiFi issue and more

Microsoft addresses Azure flaw, advice on configuring VPNs, Eduroam WiFi issue and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday October 1st. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Security experts

Published on: October 1st, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 29, 2021 – A new ransomware gang pops up, another open database found, Nobelium has a new hacking tool and more

A new ransomware gang pops up, another open database found, Nobelium has a new hacking tool and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday September 29th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: September 29th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 27, 2021 – A new ransomware group found, AlphaBay criminal marketplace is back and updates from Chrome and Apple to install

A new ransomware group found, AlphaBay criminal marketplace is back and updates from Chrome and Apple to install. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday September 27th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: September 27th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 24, 2021 – A new hacking group discovered, another COVID text scam found, ransomware advice and more

A new hacking group discovered, another COVID text scam found, ransomware advice and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday September 24th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: September 24th, 2021 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry hires former McAfee president to lead cybersecurity business

 BlackBerry has hired former McAfee president John Giamatteo as president of its cyber security business unit. Starting October 4th he will responsible for business unit, engineering and go to market strategy, the company

Published on: September 22nd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 22, 2021 – Epik breach has epic ramifications, misconfigurations by EventBuilder users and phishing attacks on the aviation sector

Epik breach has epic ramifications, misconfigurations by EventBuilder users and phishing attacks on the aviation sector. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, September 22nd I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for

Published on: September 22nd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 20, 2021 – Patch for OMIGOD vulnerability, a list of ransomware exploits and prison for AT&T scammer

Patch for OMIGOD vulnerability, a list of ransomware exploits and prison for AT&T scammer. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday September 20th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: September 20th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 17, 2021 – Microsoft extends passwordless access, a warning to software developers and how an attack started with a compromised website.

Microsoft extends passwordless access, a warning to software developers and how an attack started with a compromised website. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday September 17th I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: September 17th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 15, 2021 – Huge database of fitness app information found unprotected, attack on Olympus and security patches released

A huge database of fitness app information found unprotected, Olympus describes attempted malware attack and security patches released. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, September 15th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on

Published on: September 15th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Election 2021: The parties on privacy, cybersecurity

How important are data privacy and cybersecurity issues to four of the federal parties hoping to be the next government? Consider this: Of the four parties emailed by IT World Canada about their

Published on: September 13th, 2021 Howard Solomon