Cyber Security Today – COVID app includes privacy problem, watch for suspicious spreadsheet and Mathway hacked

COVID app includes privacy problem, watch for suspicious spreadsheet and Mathway hacked Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday May 25th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. To our American

Published on: May 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – WFH with Facebook; iOS update; Twitter bots unite to reopen America

Facebook’s work from home policies come with a catch, Apple’s latest iOS update includes coronavirus contact tracing, and researchers say a lot of the noise on Twitter around reopenining America is coming from

Published on: May 25th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – A cunning cyber attack, two email scams, hack at Wishbone and a smartphone take-over

A cunning cyber attack, two email scams, hack at Wishbone and a smartphone take-over Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday May 22nd. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. To

Published on: May 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – WFH with Shopify; Ransomware gang wreaks havoc; Medical Repair Database goes viral

Shopify is following Twitter’s footsteps and telling its employees they can work from home indefinitely, a ransomware gang executives a nasty attack against a law firm in New York City, and a medical

Published on: May 22nd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Workforce confidence during COVID-19; Apple Glass leaks; More Shopify news

LinkedIn’s latest Workforce Confidence Index shows the impact remote work has Canadian workers, Apple Glass details leak, and more Shopify news.   As the pandemic upends the Canadian workforce, nearly 60 per cent

Published on: May 21st, 2020 CDN Staff

Cyber Security Today – What’s behind data breaches? Holes in two American COVID aid websites, EasyJet data breach, and more

What's behind data breaches, holes in two American COVID aid websites, EasyJet data breach and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday May 20th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: May 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Shopify and Facebook team up; Facebook gets fined; Email etiquette during COVID

Shopify and Facebook team up after Canada’s competition bureau slaps Facebook with a small $9M fine, and social media gets chatty about email etiquette during the pandemic. Shopify is teaming up with Facebook

Published on: May 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Apple unveils reopening plans; Google Classroom; and another COVID-19 conspiracy theory

Apple unveils its reopening plans, thousands of students take their anger to social media after they get Google Classroom notifications on a holiday, and hey look, it’s another preposterous COVID-19 conspiracy theory making

Published on: May 19th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Identifying ransomware, how a ransomware gang recruits partners, and a Norwegian fund victimized for $10M

Take the time to find ransomware, how a ransomware gang recruits partners and a Norwegian fund victimized for $10 million. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday, May 18th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

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

Hashtag Trending – Uber drivers, riders must wear masks; WFH burnout; Patriot Act amendments

Uber says all of its drivers and passengers have to wear masks, longer workdays for people working remotely is leading to burnout, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants the FBI to collect

Published on: May 15th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Facebook compensates content mods; Google Play Music shutdown; Google Pixel division loses key execs

Facebook finally acknowledges its content moderator’s mental health deterioration, Google Play Music will get merged with YouTube Music later this year, two key executives leave Google Pixel phone development. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/gij9f4/facebook_will_pay_52_million_in_settlement_with/ It’s no secret

Published on: May 14th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

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

Hashtag Trending – Twitter employees WFH for good and help fight misinformation; Musk defies order, restarts plant

Twitter tells its employees to work from home forever while announcing the launch of a misinformation index, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk stands his ground as he defines local shutdown orders. Work from

Published on: May 13th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff