Hashtag Trending Sept. 17 – Instagram for Kids criticism; El Salvador bitcoin protests; Uber Canada’s election discount

Lawmakers call on Facebook to drop the “Instagram for Kids” plan, thousands protest El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender and Uber Canada helps voters get to the polls this election. It’s

Published on: September 17th, 2021 Tom Li

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

Hashtag Trending Sept. 15 – Instagram harms teens; Wozniak for space; Virtual influencer rakes in sponsorships

Instagram is shown to be harmful to teens per a Facebook-led report, Steve Wozniak looks towards the cosmos, and a surprising social media influencer is raking in the sponsorships. It’s all the tech

Published on: September 15th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending September 14- Apple VS Epic Games; Google employee allegations; Litecoin declines after fake news

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple takes a hit after Epic Games App Store ruling, Google allegedly fires employees rather than providing benefits, and Walmart clears the air about a fake cryptocurrency report. It’s

Published on: September 14th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 13, 2021 – The REvil ransomware gang is back, a new botnet is discovered and Formbook malware rises

The REvil ransomware gang is back, a new botnet is discovered and Formbook malware rises. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday September 13th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: September 13th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending Sept. 13 – Theranos Trial CEO starts; Facebook buys invoices; Samsung virtual memory

The trial for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes officially begins, Facebook offers to buy $100 million in invoices, and Samsung adds virtual memory to a smartphone in India. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: September 13th, 2021 Tom Li

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 10, 2021 – Microsoft issues Windows warning, Windows log used to hide malware and why you should tighten cloud security

Microsoft issues Windows warning, Windows log used to hide malware and why you should tighten cloud security. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday September 10th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity

Published on: September 10th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending September 10 – Germany’s Instagram influencer rule; Bitcoin mining arrest; Twitter Communities

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Germany takes a stand on Instagram influencers, an I.T. supervisor is in big trouble over Bitcoin, and Twitter adds yet another new feature. It’s all the tech news that’s

Published on: September 10th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 8, 2021 – Ransomware gang targets, Confluence servers under attack and a warning to Firebase developers

Ransomware gang targets, Confluence servers under attack and a warning to Firebase developers. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday September 8th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Which

Published on: September 8th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending Sept. 8 – El Salvador Bitcoin purchase; Fake news generates high engagement; ‘Zoom Dysmorphia’ on the rise

Today's Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Jori Negin-Shecter. El Salvador makes a big Bitcoin purchase, Facebook’s fake news epidemic rages on, and Zoom’s prominence continues to have unexpected side effects on our mental

Published on: September 8th, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending Sept. 7, 2021 – Resume scanners reject good hires; AIs can’t file for patents; Germany wants to extend smartphone lifespan

Automated resume scanning softwares are filtering out good candidates, patents created by an AI gets rejected by the patent office, and Germany wants tougher laws surrounding smartphone support. It’s all the tech news

Published on: September 7th, 2021 Tom Li

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 6, 2021 – Sextortion on the rise

Sextortion on the rise. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday September 6th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   For listeners in Canada and the U.S. this is a

Published on: September 6th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 3, 2021 – Accenture stiffens, healthcare institutions hacked and watch for Bluetooth patches

Accenture stiffens, healthcare institutions hacked and watch for Bluetooth patches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday September 3rd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Accenture continues to deny

Published on: September 3rd, 2021 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending Sept. 3, 2021 – Yahoo and AOL acquired; WhatsApp breaches EU data privacy law; customers can soon use their driver’s license in Apple Wallet

Yahoo and AOL acquired for chump-change, WhatsApp fined for breaching EU data privacy regulations, and eight states sign up to adopt driver’s licenses and state IDs in Apple Wallet. It’s all the tech

Published on: September 3rd, 2021 Tom Li