THE VARSITY – Alert social media companies about violence

Gabrielle Warren Posted on: October 15, 2017 In Canada, there are no laws that require citizens to report crimes they see online. However, according to Daniel Tobok, an internationally recognized cybersecurity and digital forensics expert based in Toronto, a possible loophole could be a little-common section of the Criminal Code of Canada. Section 22 states … Continue reading THE VARSITY – Alert social media companies about violence

OTTAWA BUSINESS JOURNAL – Ottawa companies turn to tech, training to fill cybersecurity talent gap

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: October 24, 2018 As the risk of cybercrime climbs, a lack of cybersecurity talent has organizations looking to technology to fill the gap. However, experts from Ottawa's cybersecurity sector say a mix of both tech and talent is necessary to keep Canadians and businesses safe. In 2017, more than … Continue reading OTTAWA BUSINESS JOURNAL – Ottawa companies turn to tech, training to fill cybersecurity talent gap

CBC NEWS – GTA shoppers worried Saks Fifth Avenue data breach exposes them to hackers

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: April 2, 2018 Data breach at Sacks Fifth Avenue has hit three Toronto area stores. Toronto cyber security expert Daniel Tobok is applauding HBC for offering identity protection services but feels too often companies aren't doing enough to keep their customers' personal information safe."It's more expensive and I don't … Continue reading CBC NEWS – GTA shoppers worried Saks Fifth Avenue data breach exposes them to hackers

CITY NEWS: Shoppers warned after PC Plus accounts breached

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: February 7, 2017 Shoppers are being warned to get smart with their online presence after several people were scammed out of their President's Choice Plus Points."There have been a number of high-profile privacy breaches recently, most notably Yahoo and LinkedIn, where large numbers of usernames and passwords were accessed," … Continue reading CITY NEWS: Shoppers warned after PC Plus accounts breached

CBC NEWS: RCMP’s BlackBerry-cracking methods could be revealed in Quebec court

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: June 21, 2016 Today, a Quebec court could pull back the curtain on secretive police techniques, including how the RCMP intercepted BlackBerry text messages to prove a murder conspiracy plot, as a judge considers whether to lift a publication ban in a case involving the Montreal Mafia. Today, a … Continue reading CBC NEWS: RCMP’s BlackBerry-cracking methods could be revealed in Quebec court

CBC NEWS NETWORK – Huawei CFO arrested, Canada’s Cyber Threat Assessment Report

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: December 8, 2018 Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok talks to CBC News Network's Michael Serapio about the potential security risks of Huawei products, the warnings about Huawei products from all American intelligence services, and the fact that Huawei's products are now being used to build a 5G network in Canada. … Continue reading CBC NEWS NETWORK – Huawei CFO arrested, Canada’s Cyber Threat Assessment Report

“YOUR MORNING,” CTV: Hacking the U.S. election is a real concern

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: September 17, 2016 CEO of Cytelligence Daniel Tobok was interviewed by Ben Mulroney, host of CTV's "Your Morning"on Thursday, September 15, 2016, about two separate hacking incidents in Arizona and Illinios, running up the the U.S. election on November 8, 2016. Cyber security expert and CEO of Cytelligence Daniel … Continue reading “YOUR MORNING,” CTV: Hacking the U.S. election is a real concern

BNN – Canadians’ info from Equifax breach already being sold on Dark Web

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: September 20, 2017 Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok spoke with BNN on September 20, 2017, about the Equifax breach. The personal information harvested from the Equifax breach, on some 100,000 Canadians, is already being sold on the Dark Web, reports Tobok. Canadians who are affected by the data breach had … Continue reading BNN – Canadians’ info from Equifax breach already being sold on Dark Web

THE GLOBE AND MAIL – E-mail the softest entry point for cyberscammers

Guy Dixon Posted on: May 12, 2017 CEO of Cytelligence Inc., Daniel Tobok, is quoted in a Globe and Mail article written by Guy Dixon about why email is the softest point of entry for scammers who want to infiltrate small businesses. Guy Dixon of The Globe and Mail writes: That message from an Eastern … Continue reading THE GLOBE AND MAIL – E-mail the softest entry point for cyberscammers

CTV NEWS – Huawei and 5G: Experts clash on the risk to Canada’s national security

Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press Posted on: December 13, 2018 OTTAWA -- Allowing Chinese firm Huawei Technologies to help build Canada's 5G wireless networks could give Beijing backdoor access to revealing data about Canadians, security analysts warn. But at least one intelligence expert is skeptical the Chinese government would risk the international reputation of … Continue reading CTV NEWS – Huawei and 5G: Experts clash on the risk to Canada’s national security

CBC NEWS: Tobok on “Power and Politics,” with Rosemary Barton

Rosemary Barton Posted on: April 4, 2017 Cyber security expert Daniel Tobok was interviewed by the CBC's Rosemary Barton on April 4, 2017, about who is tracking mobile phones in the Ottawa region. The Canadian government has opened an investigation into the matter. Who's potentially tracking Canadians' cell phones in the capital region? Daniel Tobok … Continue reading CBC NEWS: Tobok on “Power and Politics,” with Rosemary Barton

NARCITY – This Russian Website Is Streaming Hundreds Of Cameras In Canada Right Now

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: August 3, 2018 Last year, multiple news outlets reported on a disturbing website that provided access to live streams of unsecure cameras in Canada and several other places around the world. While some sources claimed that the website was shut down in 2014, a quick online search reveals it is … Continue reading NARCITY – This Russian Website Is Streaming Hundreds Of Cameras In Canada Right Now

CITY NEWS – Gmail failing users by giving third-party apps access to data

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: July 3, 2018 Amid news Google has been giving third-party apps access to the data of millions of its email users, a cyber security expert in Toronto says it’s time for consumers to demand safeguards. Cytelligence, cyber security expert Daniel Tobok Google's Gmail is being negligent with consumer data, … Continue reading CITY NEWS – Gmail failing users by giving third-party apps access to data

MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE – What’s the worst China could do with access to Canada’s 5G network?

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: December 19, 2018 On a personal level, Daniel Tobok is a fan of Huawei technology. From Canada's national security standpoint, on the other hand, he has concerns over the location of the company's headquarters: the People's Republic of China. "Huawei is not necessarily a bad company," says Tobok, CEO … Continue reading MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE – What’s the worst China could do with access to Canada’s 5G network?

GLOBAL NEWS: How the WannaCry ransomware attack spread around the world

Andrew Russell Posted on: May 15, 2017 On Friday morning, somewhere in Europe, an unwitting user opened an email attachment or clicked a link allowing the ransomware “WannaCry” to infect their computer. The virus spread rapidly, infecting 200,000 systems in more than 150 countries around the world. Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica was the among the first large … Continue reading GLOBAL NEWS: How the WannaCry ransomware attack spread around the world

CBC NEWS: Wikileaks CIA documents raise hacking fears — should we worry about our devices?

Pete Evans Posted on: March 11, 2017 Explosive allegations this week out of Wikileaks that U.S. intelligence agencies are surreptitiously spying on us using our devices has prompted many consumers to worry if their data privacy is at risk. In a data dump of more than 8,000 documents purportedly coming from inside the CIA, Wikileaks alleges … Continue reading CBC NEWS: Wikileaks CIA documents raise hacking fears — should we worry about our devices?

CANADIAN BUSINESS: Cyber-security gaps that small businesses need to watch

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: December 22, 2016 While data breaches at big corporations continue to make headlines, cyber attacks against small businesses are quietly on the rise. In 2015, 43% of cyber attacks on businesses worldwide were against organizations with less than 250 employees, up from 18% in 2011, according to Symantec. “Today, … Continue reading CANADIAN BUSINESS: Cyber-security gaps that small businesses need to watch

CBC NEWS – Digital forensics ‘vitally important’ to Bruce McArthur murder investigation: expert

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: February 8, 2018 After alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur was arrested last month, experts tell CBC Toronto forensic examiners would have searched his apartment for "vitally important" digital information alongside physical evidence like blood. After alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur was arrested last month, experts tell CBC Toronto forensic … Continue reading CBC NEWS – Digital forensics ‘vitally important’ to Bruce McArthur murder investigation: expert