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Sophos says attacker leveraged an ‘access permission issue’

Cybersecurity provider Sophos is telling an unknown number of customers their personal information may have been exposed by a hacker....

November 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Marriott fined $34 million by U.K. for data breach

Marriott International has been fined the equivalent of $34 million by the U.K. Information Commissioner for failing to keep the...

October 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Six Russian military officers indicted by U.S. grand jury for huge cyber attacks

Six members of Russia's military intelligence unit have been accused of being behind some of the biggest known cyberattacks, including...

October 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

British Air fined $34 million for negligence in data breach, marking ICO’s biggest financial penalty in its history

British Airways has been fined the equivalent of CA$34 million for a 2018 data breach that affected more than 490,000...

October 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Google Canada hit with another class action lawsuit for privacy violations

Google Canada is facing a new class-action lawsuit claiming privacy violations of Android users in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec....

September 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Insiders access data of 200 Shopify merchants after two staff members go ‘rogue’

The majority of cyber threats come from external actors. Still, the risk posed by insiders can't be ignored by CISOs....

September 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

B.C. appeal court green-lights data breach class action lawsuit

British Columbia's highest court says a class action lawsuit alleging negligence and breach of contract against a trust company in...

September 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Montrealers charged with hacking three major Canadian companies

Two Montreal men have been charged by the RCMP with being cyberattacks against Canadian Tire, the Bank of Montreal and...

September 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Brookfield Residential admits suffering a data security incident

The home construction division of one of Canada's largest publicly-traded companies has acknowledged it was hit with a cyberattack last...

August 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon