LifeLabs faulted by Ontario, B.C. privacy commissioners for huge data breach

The privacy commissioners of Ontario and British Columbia say the country's largest medical laboratories failed to protect the personal health...

June 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian e-learning site OneClass left subscriber database open, researchers say

Security researchers say a Toronto-based e-learning website called OneClass may have jeopardized the privacy of thousands of students by not...

June 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian accounting association website gets hacked

The association representing the country's accountants has warned over 300,000 members and others to watch for phishing scams after discovering...

June 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario health unit website leaves COVID-19 test results and names accessible

While privacy experts worry proposed COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps will reveal personal information of users, a northern Ontario health...

May 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Employee mistakes lead to information exposure in Nova Scotia, U.K.

It's bad enough that hackers are able to exploit software vulnerabilities in IT environments to make off with sensitive data,...

May 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

GoDaddy suffers hack of SSH credentials

GoDaddy, one of the domain registrars and web hosting companies in the world, has admitted customer usernames and passwords for...

May 7th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Reducing the risk of email attacks

Malicious emails are a major security risk for many organizations. Email remains an important communication method for most organizations even...

April 9th, 2020 Yogi Schulz

Marriott Hotel chain hit by hackers – again

Sixteen months after acknowledging a huge data, breach Marriott Hotels says it has been stung again, this time after login...

March 31st, 2020 Howard Solomon

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