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Cyber Security Today, April 6, 2022 – Patch Linux fast, secure your Totolink routers, news on the new Borat trojan and more Russia-Ukraine cyberwar

Today's episode reports on vulnerabilities in Linux and Totolink routers, the discovery of the Borat trojan and more on the Russia-Ukraine cyberwar

Cyber Security Today, April 4, 2022 – British teens face Lapsus$-related criminal charges, an MFA warning and updates needed for Github, Rockwell PLCs and...

Today's podcast reports on U.K. teens charged with cyber offences, how MFA can be over-ridden and security updates to be installed

Cyber Security Today, April 1, 2022 – Spring Java framework needs patching, nation-state attackers take advantage of Ukraine war and a warning to student...

This podcast reports on vulnerabilities in the Spring Java framework, nation-state attackers making Ukraine-themed spear phishing attacks and how crooks send job scams to university students

Cyber Security Today, March 30, 2022 – World Backup Day advice, malware expands in NPM library and a new distribution method for a trojan

World Backup Day advice, malware expands in NPM library and a new distribution method for a trojan. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, March...

Canada, U.S. to negotiate treaty to speed up police data access requests

The United States will enter into negotiations with Canada on an agreement to allow police with court orders to get easier access on both...

Canadian small businesses get another cybersecurity training resource

Members of Canada's small business lobby group will have access to free online cybersecurity training in a few months, including lessons on ways to...

Many Canadian firms still ‘bury their heads in the sand’ over cyber risks, says expert

Leaders of many Canadian organizations still think they won’t be the victim of a cyber attack, says the head of the cybersecurity practice of...

Cyber Security Today, March 28, 2022 – Kaspersky on US security threat list, malware found in NPM open source library, and more

This episode reports on putting of Kaspersky on US national security threat list, malware found in NPM open source library and security updates for Sophos, Chrome and Western Digital products

Cyber Security Today, March 25, 2022 – More ransomware statistics, infected Excel files, a Chrome bug exploited and more

This episode reports on ransomware statistics from Palo Alto Networks and the FBI, infected Excel files spreading a trojan, a Chrome bug exploited and more

Microsoft admits Lapsus$ hacked an employee’s account; provides analysis of group’s tactics

Microsoft has acknowledged the Lapsus$ extortion gang compromised a single employee account and had "limited access" to its systems, saying the gang's boast it...

Lapsus$ claims Microsoft, Okta are its latest victims

The Lapsus$ data theft and extortion gang is claiming two important IT companies are its latest victims. The gang has begun posting files or screen...

Cyber Security Today, March 23, 2022 – Satellite disruption investigated, HP printers need updating, and more

Today's podcast reports on the disruption of European service of the Viasat satellite provider, patches needed to be installed for HP and Dell devices and more

Making ransom payment no assurance of getting data back: Telus

Almost half of surveyed Canadian organizations that suffered a recent ransomware attack paid in the hopes of getting get access of their data back,...

Cyber Security Today, March 21, 2022 – Poor password hygiene was behind huge TransUnion hack, cyber retaliation against Russia backfires and more

Today's episode reports on the cause of a huge hack a TransUnion South Africa, the abuse by a developer of an open source library to attack Russia, and two updates that need to be installed

Cyber Security Today, March 18, 2022 – An FBI warning on misconfigured MFA, Asus routers targeted by a botnet, a tool for detecting infected...

This episode reports on hackers exploiting misconfigured MFA, Asus routers targeted by a botnet, a tool for detecting infected MikroTik routers and more

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