Cyber Security Today: More COVID-19 scams, beware of Zoom and video conference hijacking, a Win10 update for VPN users, and more

More on COVID-19 scams: Beware of Zoom and video conference hijacking, SMS cons. Also, a Win10 update for VPN users Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday April 1st. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: April 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Whistleblower uncovers surveillance program; Instacart strike; Streaming struggles

A whistleblower unearths a new Saudia Arabia mass surveillance program, delivery workers are asking for better support during the pandemic, and streaming services are seeing record use. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/fr9w5k/revealed_saudis_suspected_of_phone_spying/ A whistleblower has revealed an

Published on: March 31st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – A roundup of work from home online safety tips, and more

A roundup of work from home online safety tips, and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday March 30th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear the podcast

Published on: March 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Hackers’ work interrupted; Zoom update removes Facebook code; Internet strain

Social distancing ruins a group of hackers’ cyberattack plans, Zoom removes the code that sends data to Facebook after everyone pointed it out, and there’s no shortage of chatter about the increased strain

Published on: March 30th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Still more COVID-19 scams, Tupperware hack and beware of free Best Buy USB sticks

Still more COVID-19 scams, Tupperware hack and beware of free Best Buy USB sticks Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 27th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  The

Published on: March 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Stern warning from Snowden; Zoom concerns; Amazon seeks donations

Edward Snowden issues a strong warning about surveillance in the wake of COVID-19, people are figuring out that Zoom shares data with Facebook even if users don’t have an account with the social

Published on: March 27th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – WeWork wants you back; More Amazon workers test positive for COVID-19; UPS Wingcopter

WeWork is doing its best to entice people to work from its locations again with money, more Amazon workers test positive for COVID-19, and a flying UPS delivery wingcopter is turning heads on

Published on: March 26th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked

The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 25th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: March 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Gates says US botched COVID-19 response; Snopes overwhelmed; Plague Inc. flips the script

Bill Gates says the US acted too late to avoid a lockdown; Snopes scales back due to overwhelming coronavirus misinformation; Plague Inc. flips the script on the virus. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/foajwz/bill_gates_says_the_us_missed_its_chance_to_avoid/ Despite Donald Trump’s constant

Published on: March 25th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – 3D-printed ventilators; Drones yell at people to stay indoors; Banning targeted ads

It’s the rise of 3D-printed ventilators, drones are being deployed and programmed to yell at people not practising social distancing, and a story about targeted ads blows up on Reddit. A TechCrunch story

Published on: March 24th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Internet is here to stay; Netflix, YouTube slow down; Tech’s big 5 struggle

People are worried over the strain COVID-19 is putting on the internet, YouTube and Netflix reduce their streaming resolutions in response to spikes in traffic, and Tech’s Big 5 lost a lot of

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon confirms its first COVID-19 case; A stern warning from Twitter; Trudeau unveils $82B aid package

Amazon confirms its first known coronavirus case in an American warehouse, Twitter is not messing around when it comes to stopping the spread of misinformation, and Justin Trudeau unveils an $82B aid package

Published on: March 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Remote work’s downsides; Supercomputer helps COVID-19 research; New iPad Pro goodies

Many people appreciate working from home, but social media is highlighting the downsides, IBM’s supercomputer is already producing results in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus, and the iPad is pretty much a

Published on: March 19th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams continue, here’s how to avoid them

COVID-19 scams continue. Here's how to avoid them Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 18th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com.  Criminals continue to try to sucker

Published on: March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon