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PayPal’s Canadian subsidiary, TIO, says breach may have affected 1.6 million

PayPal has acknowledged after weeks of investigation that its Vancouver-based online and mobile bill payment subsidiary, Tio Networks (TIO), suffered a...

December 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Canadian faces prison for conspiring with Russians in hacking scheme

A Canadian faces a U.S. prison sentence after admitting to hacking more than 11,000 Yahoo, Google and other webmail accounts...

November 29th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Dalhousie University warns 20,000 that personal data was open for months

Earlier this year Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner called on the province to pass a law requiring all firms...

November 24th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are...

November 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Canadians still don’t know if they are among 57 million victims of Uber breach

As the ramifications of Uber’s stunning admission it hid from the public that hackers made off in 2016 with personal...

November 23rd, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Alexa comes to Canada, Anonymous targets Nazis, Forever 21 looks into data breach report

Amazon Alexa comes to Canada, Anonymous strikes again, and Forever 21 may be the latest data breach victim. On Google...

November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Most data breaches start internally: BlackBerry report

NEW YORK - As new reports of major cyber attacks surface every day, a new BlackBerry study has found that...

November 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Don’t let high-profile security attacks dominate your security efforts

By Craig Lawson, Gartner, Inc. With cyber attacks such as WannaCry and Petya wreaking havoc around the world, as well...

November 8th, 2017 Gartner

Ashley Madison’s new security head seeks redemption

Most CISOs like a challenge. Matthew Maglieri faced more than a challenge when he agreed to become the chief information...

October 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon