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Surveys show conflicting support by Canadians for COVID-19 tracing app

Canadian governments are planning to approve COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps to help health authorities track the spread of the infectious disease. However, two recent surveys offer conflicting numbers on whether residents here

Published on: May 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Sneaky Android malware, more CashApps scams and a report shows how easy it is to track smart phones

Sneaky Android malware, more CashApps scams and a report shows how easy it is to track smartphones Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday May 15th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: May 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Mastercard to provide free cybersecurity assessments to small Canadian businesses

RiskRecon, a Mastercard company, is offering free cybersecurity tools to help small Canadian businesses with up to 100 employees through December 31, 2020 to help them protect their IT infrastructure during the ongoing

Published on: May 13th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cyber Security Today – Ransomware attacks on big targets, clutch your laptops, no updates from this Android app and more

Ransomware attacks on big targets, clutch your laptops, no updates from this Android app and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday May 13th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: May 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – COVID-related online classified ad scams, online coupon fraud and a Windows email support scam

Don't fall for these COVID buyer excuses, online coupon fraud and a new Windows support scam Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday May 11th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: May 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario judge orders videoconferencing for pre-trial testimony: ‘It’s 2020’

Ontario lawyers have been warned to learn to live with videoconferencing for pre-trial hearings as the COVID-19 pandemic restricts people from in-person sessions. A judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has

Published on: May 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – World Password Day advice, GoDaddy hosting accounts hacked and WordPress sites under attack

World Password Day advice, GoDaddy hosting accounts hacked and WordPress sites under attack. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday May 6th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Tomorrow is

Published on: May 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

CompTIA launches a new cybersecurity analyst certification worldwide

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has updated its cybersecurity analyst (CySA+) certification exam, the association announced this week. The new exam applies behavioural analytics to the information technology (IT) security market, validating

Published on: May 1st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cyber Security Today – How secure is your videoconferencing platform, ransomware advice and COVID-19 shipping scams

How secure is your videoconferencing platform, ransomware advice and COVID-19 shipping scams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday April 29th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear the

Published on: April 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Don’t fall for this complaint scam, sexy malware, and watch out for this sophisticated banking telephone fraud

Don't fall for this complaint scam, sex in email, and watch out for this sophisticated banking telephone fraud. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday April 27th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

CIRA officially launches free DNS firewall for consumers

The body that regulates the .ca domain has officially launched a free domain name system (DNS) firewall service to improve privacy and security for individuals using computers, smartphones and tablets. The Canadian Internet

Published on: April 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Apple mail warning, Skype scam, ignore free streaming video and more finance scams

Apple mail warning, Skype scam, ignore free streaming video and more finance scams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday April 24th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear

Published on: April 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Zoom releases new version with security, privacy enhancements

After stinging complaints about security issues Zoom Video Communications will release over the next seven days a new version of its conferencing platform as part of a 90-day plan promising to boost privacy

Published on: April 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 news roundup, stimulus cheque scams, FBI warning, a ransomware trend and more

COVID-19 news roundup: Stimulus cheque scams, FBI warning, contact text con and a ransomware trend Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday April 22nd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for

Published on: April 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Facebook criticized for being slow to stop COVID-19 misinformation, becoming a cyber criminal is cheap

Facebook criticized for being slow to stop COVID-19 misinformation, and how cheap it is to become a cyber criminal. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday April 20th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: April 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon