Toronto Symphony sideswiped by WordFly ransomware attack

Toronto Symphony sideswiped by WordFly ransomware attack

One of Canada’s biggest orchestras is among North American organizations victimized by a ransomware attack earlier this month on WordFly, a digital communications platform. On July 25, 2022, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra — which uses WordFly as an email provider — notified subscribers by email of the July 10 incident because the attacker also exported…

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Ransomware: What you should know

Ransomware: What you should know

Ransomware is a type of malware that can lock users and organizations out of their data and infrastructure. Attackers then demand payment to return access and not expose affected data. Ransomware has an immense impact on any institution – from shutting down operations to losing years of research. Ransomware has become one of the biggest…

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Canadian Business Awards 2021

Canadian Business Awards 2021

Computer Squad, a leading service provider for complete technical support, has won the Canadian Business Awards 2021 for Best Mobile Device Repair Business in GTA. Created by Corporate Vision Magazine, the Canadian Business Awards highlights all Canadian businesses who have endeavoured to achieve success in their industries, regardless of size; the awards recognize the tireless…

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Malware is hitting Toronto in 2020

Malware is hitting Toronto in 2020

Malware has become very advanced in recent years which makes it a challenge to keep your data safe. Without Cybersecurity protection, you can quickly fall victim to an attack. In this article, we will explore what you need to know about 2020 malware in Toronto or anywhere. 2020 is turning out to be an active…

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Tax filers beware of CRA phishing emails

Tax filers beware of CRA phishing emails

Tax season is upon us and cybercriminals are using this opportunity to set traps for taxpayers. A common scam is phishing emails that purport to be official communications from tax filing companies or legitimate messages from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). They often contain deceptive language that entices the recipient(s) to follow specific instructions. Common…

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