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Cyber Security Today, May 27, 2022 – Another warning to app developers, and an alleged leader of a business email compromise gang is arrested

This episode reports on more compromised open-source packages found, and the arrest of an alleged leader of a business email compromise gang 

Cyber Security Today, May 25, 2022 – A Linux trojan is spreading, malware aimed at security researchers and more

This episode reports on the spread of a Linux trojan, malware targeting at security researchers, phishing attacks on Russian government entities, GM rewards program hacked and more

Cyber Security Today, May 23, 2022 – A work from home warning, students are victims of ransomware, and more

This episode reports on being prepared for working from hone, hacking contents winners, a ransomware attack on a third-party public school data provider amd more

Strata Identity launches open-source project enabling multi-cloud access policy management for organizations

New open-source standard launched by U.S.-based Identity Orchestration for multi-cloud company will unify incompatible cloud identity systems for organizations

The state of Digital ID in Canada

Digital ID is coming to Canada, bringing with it a host of questions and even some concerns from privacy advocates. Many provinces, and the...

Concerns around data hacking and identity theft via biometrics are on the rise, report says

A Capterra study of 756 Canadians has revealed that the use of biometric data has risen among consumers since the start of the pandemic, creating concerns about...

Cyber Security Today, May 9, 2022 – Breaches of security controls at Ikea Canada and two American healthcare providers

This episode reports on data breaches, a new trick by a hacker and GitHub's determination to get developers to use two-factor authentication

Cyber Security Today, May 4, 2022 – Advice to IT managers and individuals for World Password Day

This episode reports on taking advantage of World Password Day, tactics of an updated ransomware strain and warnings to toughen email security

Cyber Security Today, May 2, 2022 – More on how the Conti ransomware gang works, individuals victimized by ransomware, news on wiperware and more

This episode reports on ransomware, wiperware, the latest attacks by APT29 and a warning to NAS users

Canada, U.S. in group of 61 nations vowing to work for an open internet

Canada, the U.S., and 59 other countries have signed a declaration vowing to work for an open, free, global, interoperable, reliable, and secure internet. It...

Telus launches personal security beacons disguised as jewellery

Telus has launched a line of personal safety beacons disguised as charms. The SmartWear Security charms, created in partnership with InvisaWear, allow the wearer to...

Cyber Security Today, April 27, 2022 – Lots of software still has log4j2 vulnerabilities, hackers took only days to exploit a VMware vulnerability and...

This episode reports on Log4Shell vulnerabilities, the speedy work of hackers, a website that catalogs one hacker's efforts to compromise the NPM library and a risky wireless brake light solution

Cyber Security Today, April 25, 2022 – Report shows how Lapsus$ gang was successful, and patches for Atlassian, Java and Amazon software are released

This episode talks about a report that shows how Lapsus$ gang was successful, and patches for Atlassian, Java and Amazon software are released

Canada, U.S. in group planning to bridge global privacy rules

Canada, the U.S., and five other Pacific rim countries will try to create international rules to bridge different regulatory approaches to data protection and...

Cyber Security Today, April 22, 2022 – Backgrounder on BlackCat ransomware gang, movement from REvil and millions stolen from another DeFi system

This episode reports on an FBI paper on the BlackCat ransomware gang, the possible return of REvil, the theft of millions from a DeFi project and more

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