Koodo admits February data breach, data already being sold on dark web

One of Canada's three big wireless carriers was hacked last month, with the attacker making off with customer names and...

March 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Winnipeg-based online pharmacy warns of data breach

A Winnipeg-based online pharmacy is still offline after telling customers their information including medications and medical history may have been...

January 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits to another data leak, Netflilx’s war on password sharing, Google voice-assistant training

New logo, same Facebook, Netflix doesn’t want you to share, and a feel-good campaign to help Google Assistant better understand...

November 7th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Trend Micro admits staffer stole and sold customer data

One of the biggest worries of CEOs and CISOs is that an employee will access and sell customer data. The...

November 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian, U.S. man admit trying to blackmail Uber, LinkedIn after data thefts

Two men are facing prison this week for pleading guilty to blackmailing Uber and trying to extort LinkedIn after stealing...

October 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ontario Science Centre suffers data breach, exposes 174,000 names and addresses

The names and email addresses of 174,000 members, donors, and customers of camps and birthday parties at the Ontario Science...

October 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

IoT security is not an oxymoron

The growing number of Internet-connected devices open organizations up to additional cyber vulnerabilities. Nonetheless, almost half of IT decision-makers and...

October 13th, 2019 Yogi Schulz

Unanswered questions in TransUnion Canada data breach

Two days after TransUnion Canada acknowledged cautioning 37,000 Canadians that their personal information may have been copied by a hacker,...

October 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian credit reporting agency compromised through third party

A hacker was able to access financial information on 37,000 Canadians or businesses held by credit reporting agency TransUnion Canada...

October 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon