Tens of Thousands of government accounts hacked in Canada

Tens of 1000s of online government accounts belonging to Canada’s GCKey services were hacked in July this year. And that includes those belonging to Canada’s Revenue Services, The Treasury Board of Canada and 30 other federal departments. Reports are in that a joint investigation taken up by Canadian government along with the law enforcement agencies […]

Beware of this COVID alert app of Canada filled with Ransomware

As more and more countries are depending on smartphones based technologies and artificial intelligence to contain the spread of COVID 19 pandemic, the government of Canada has also announced that it is soon going to release a COVID Alert app which will help in tracking coronavirus patients easy.   But before anything concrete could emerge […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

Canada’s Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) is believed to have become a victim of ransomware attack recently, triggering the authorities to shut down their email systems and some essential services to contain the incident and neutralize the repercussions. Noel Boykin, the President & CEO of NTPC confirmed the incident and added that government entities, financial […]

Canada Govt to offer Cybersecurity for Teleworkers during COVID 19 Pandemic

To all those public and private employees in Canada who are working from home, due to Corona Virus spread crisis, here some good news. A Canada spy agency is all set to use its huge database of cyber threats to protect employees who are working from home to keep their critical office IT operations free […]

Ransomware Attack on Canada Accounting Firm MNP

MNP LLP, a leading accounting firm in Canada has admitted that it became a victim of a Ransomware cyber-attack which it identified on April 5th, 2020, forcing the officials to shut down the systems to contain the malware spread. All MNP employees have been asked via mobile text messages to bring their own computing devices […]

LifeLabs Canada hit by a Ransomware Attack

LifeLabs, which happens to be Canada’s largest community diagnostics center was hit by a ransomware attack in October this year. And the news is now out that the diagnostics services offering company paid a ransom to free up the data from malware as the cyber attack impacted data of over 15 million patients across Canada. […]

Two Ontario Canada based hospitals hit by Ransomware Attack

Two Ontario based hospital networks were hit by a malware attack early this week locking down their database and offering network issues to staff and patients. The Listowel Wingham Hospital Alliance located in North of Stratford and Wingham Hospital in Northeast Huron County is the victims which have been digitally locked down from access by […]

Stratford City paid $75,091 to free up their database from a ransomware attack

City of Stratford which happens to be an urban town from Ontario, Canada was in news in April this year for a ransomware attack. The staff of the town located on the banks of the Avon River said that their servers were all encrypted with a malware which hit the network on April 14th, 2019. […]

Data Breach at Freedom Mobile Canada leaks info of 15000 customers

Canada based 4th largest wireless telecommunications provider ‘Freedom Mobile’ has made it official that a security lapse on one its servers has led to the information leak of more than 15000 customers. As the server wasn’t protected by any passwords there is a high probability that hackers or someone from the dark web could have […]

Canada might ban Facebook in the region for breaching data privacy laws

The Canadian Data Watchdog has made it public that it might impose a ban on the operations carried over by Facebook (FB) in this region. The office of the Privacy Commissioner claims that the social media giant failed to keep up its public promise to mend its ways on handling its user data and addressing […]

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