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Cyber Security Today, Nov. 12, 2021 – Ransomware training from Ryerson, Aruba Central compromised, new botnet is discovered and more

Ransomware training from Ryerson, Aruba Central is compromised, a new botnet is discovered and more.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday, November 12th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Is your firm having trouble with its ransomware strategy? Ryerson University’s Cybersecure Catalyst is offering virtual and in-person training for IT leaders and senior…

Hashtag Trending Nov. 12- Youtube dislikes private; Facebook makes society worse; Lower than expected growth for Disney+

YouTube will make the dislike count on videos private, three out of four adults think Facebook makes society worse, and it’s not a very magical week for Disney as the company reports a smaller than forecasted streaming increase for Disney+.It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, November…

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 10, 2021 – An employee fooled at the Robinhood trading platform, and more firms hit by ignoring security updates

An employee fooled at the Robinhood trading platform, and more firms hit by ignoring security updates.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, November 10th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.A threat actor was able to fool a customer support employee at the Robinhood stock trading and investing platform last week. They got…

Tech Trends For Small Businesses in Canada

To help small businesses predict the smartest ways to invest in technology in Canada in 2022, GetApp surveyed 150 Canadian business leaders about what types of software they plan to invest in. According to the majority of respondents, application integration, conversational user interfaces, and blockchain were the most cited technologies to make an impact over…

Hashtag Trending Nov. 11 – Google Antitrust Ruling; REvil takedown impactful; Brain Implant For Writing?

With files from Jori Negin-SchecterGoogle takes a significant loss in European Court, The REvil ransomware takedown is having an impact, and scientists demonstrate something remarkable with a brain implant.It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Thursday, November 11, and I’m your host, Tom Li.A senior European court has…

Hashtag Trending Nov 10 – U.S. $65 billion broadband plan; TSMC’s new chip plant in Japan; McAfee goes private again

The U.S. passes a massive broadband plan, Sony and TSMC are teaming up to build a chip production facility in Japan, and McAfee has gone private, again.It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, November 10, and I’m your host, Jori Negin-Shecter. Biden’s “historic” $65 billion broadband plan…

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 8, 2021 – Ransomware delivered in 15 minutes, creating an incident response plan and get rid of old Windows

Ransomware delivered in 15 minutes, creating an incident response plan and get rid of old WindowsWelcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, November 8th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Ransomware can be delivered by an attacker days or weeks after initially infecting an organization. The delay gives the gang time to snoop…

Hashtag Trending Nov. 8 – OneDrive to ditch Windows 7 and 8; screen repair disables Face ID; BMW removes touchscreens in some cars

Microsoft’s OneDrive will stop supporting older Windows operating systems next year; repairing the iPhone 13’s display on your own disables Face ID, and BMW is removing the touchscreen in some of its cars due to the chip shortage.That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, November 8th, and…

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 5, 2021 – DDoS attacks increasing, phone scams up and ugly future cybersecurity predictions

DDoS attacks increasing, phone scams up, and ugly future cybersecurity predictions.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday November 5th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Distributed denial of service attacks on Canadian and U.K.-based companies skyrocketed in the third quarter of this year. However, organizations in the U.S. were the biggest target by…