Cyber Security Today, March 26, 2021 – A new ransomware strain, and FBI ransomware warning and update these WordPress plugins

A new ransomware strain, and FBI ransomware warning and update these WordPress plugins. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday, March 26. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.    

Published on: March 26th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, March 19, 2021 – A new ransomware report, don’t take shortcuts with code and why firms must limit administration access rights

A new ransomware report, don’t take shortcuts with code and why firms must limit administration access rights Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday March 19th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: March 19th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, March 10, 2021 – More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates

More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Scammers using the

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, March 5, 2021 – Ransomware gang patterns revealed, software code bug exploited, malware hidden in images, and mysterious hacks of criminal forums

Ransomware gang patterns revealed, software code bug exploited, beware of malware hidden in images and mysterious hacks of criminal forums. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 5th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: March 5th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Canadian vehicle rental service hit by ransomware

One of Canada's biggest car and truck rental agencies is trying to recover after being hit by a ransomware attack. A spokesperson for U.S.-based vehicle rental giant Enterprise Holdings acknowledged Saturday that its

Published on: February 16th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cohesity’s new mobile app lets users monitor data cluster integrity on the go

Data management platform Cohesity now allows mobile data management through its new smartphone app. The goal of the Cohesity Helios mobile app is to provide a mobile platform for IT personnel to monitor

Published on: April 20th, 2020 Tom Li

Ontario construction firm victim of ransomware attack

A multi-million dollar Ontario construction firm that has worked on major federal and provincial projects including facilities for national defence and police stations has been hit by a ransomware attack. According to CBC

Published on: January 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Lack of cybersecurity training still a major issue, says Scalar study

A lack of cybersecurity training in the workplace continues to be a major reason why there's a surge in cyberattacks in Canada, according to a new study from Scalar Decisions Inc. entitled The Digital

Published on: October 25th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Advancements in malware have changed the landscape of cybersecurity, says eSentire

When it comes to protecting an organization from malware, it's a constant game of cat and mouse, according to Sean Blenkhorn, the chief product officer for eSentire Inc., who recently published a report

Published on: October 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SecTor 2019: How to survive a ransomware attack

Ransomware is not the newest form of cyberattack, although its popularity remains relatively high and the results remain quite devastating, according to cybersecurity experts who spoke at SecTor 2019 this week in Toronto.

Published on: October 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Buy Bitcoin now and 9 other ways to prepare for cyber attack

Many governing boards over the past year have had presentations and discussions about cyber security but most look at it as an unlikely event. However, it is no longer the case of whether

Published on: March 25th, 2019 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Hashtag Trending – Fujifilm and Xerox merge, Suncor invests in autonomous trucks

Fujifilm and Xerox merge into an $18 billion dollar corporation, the U.K. government will fine companies millions of dollars for failing to protect against cyberattacks, and Suncor invests big in electric autonomous vehicles.

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario PC Party adds ransomware to list of troubles

Following a tumultuous week that saw both its leader and its president resign in the face of allegations of sexual misconduct, the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party may now face a cyber security crisis.

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Ransomware for everyone?

We all know that Software as a Service (SaaS) makes managing software easier, but there's a dark side to every technology, and the dispiriting truth about SaaS is that it makes the deployment of

Published on: October 30th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie