The ever-evolving security landscape in Canada

By Paul, KatigbakSenior vice-president, commercial sales, Dell EMC Canada Today, most organizations – from small businesses to large global enterprises – find themselves in the midst of a digital transformation journey. While at varying stages, these transformations are changing the way we conduct business, and store and manage data. One area of transformation that is […]

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Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

A Colorado company that specializes in providing IT services to dental offices suffered a ransomware attack this week that is disrupting operations for more than 100 dentistry practices, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Multiple sources affected say their IT provider, Englewood, Colo. based Complete Technology Solutions (CTS), was hacked, allowing a potent strain of ransomware known as […]

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Data Center Provider CyrusOne Confirms Ransomware Attack

The attack struck CyrusOne’s managed services division and compromised six customers primarily serviced by a New York data center. CyrusOne, a major provider of data center facilities with more than 1,000 customers and 45 data centers, this week confirmed a ransomware attack aimed at its managed services division. In a statement issued Thursday, the company […]

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Cyber Security Today – An email gift card scam, please stop re-using passwords and more open data found on Amazon storage

An email gift card scam, please stop re-using passwords and more open data found on Amazon storage. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday December 6th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear the podcast, click on the arrow below: After criminals hack an email account they try to make […]

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How to spot if your child is a victim of cyberbullying

What are some of the most common warning signs that your child is experiencing online harassment? Cyberbullying is by no means a new phenomenon; in fact, the term was added to the Oxford Dictionary back in 2011. However, as technology permeates almost every facet of our lives, the threat of online harassment is becoming more […]

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PowerRename from PowerToys

The resurrected PowerToys open source project released a new utility lately that would take your file renaming skill to a new level. PowerRename is a Windows Shell Context Menu Extension for advanced bulk renaming using a simple search-and-replace or powerful regular expression matching. See the demo below how easy it is to replace all the […]

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Weekly Platform News: Upgrading Navigations to HTTPS, Sale of .org Domains, New Browser Engine

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/wpn-20191204.png); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } In this week’s roundup: DuckDuckGo gets smarter encryption, a fight over the sale of dot org domains, and a new browser engine is in the […]

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