You are a hacker’s target: What you need to know
Being prepared reduces the risk and minimizes the impact of a cyber attack.
Waterloo Brewing loses $2.1M in social engineering cyber attack
Involved the impersonation of a creditor employee and fraudulent wire transfer requests.
TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third party cyberattacks
Credit monitoring agency confirmed that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised.
Canadian organizations more aware, many exposed to cyber attacks
Survey finds 71% impacted by cyber incidents that disrupted operations.
US issuing hacking alert for small planes
Aviation cybersecurity has been an issue of growing concern around the world.
Norwegian aluminum producer hit by cyber attack
Norsk Hydro’s plants in Europe and the US were isolated and switched to manual operations.
Google CEO faces House grilling on breach, China censorship
Reports say Google is poised to re-enter China with a search engine that caters to Communist party censorship rules.
Canada Post admits cannabis privacy breach involving 4,500 Ontario customers
Information from Ontario Cannabis Store customers was improperly accessed, including postal codes and names or initials.
Cyber attack against Ukraine being prepped: US tech firm
Cisco said that at least 500,000 devices had been hijacked by malicious software dubbed VPNFilter.
RCMP executes search warrant in international cyber attack investigation
Arrested administrators behind webstresser.org in countries including Canada, Britain, Croatia and Serbia.
US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage
Russian operations could lay the foundation for future offensive cyber attacks.
Ottawa’s $102B rainy day fund kept for the improbable, like cyber attacks
Highly liquid assets will keep the government running for at least a month in the event of a severe crisis.
Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi Fi security
Weakness could affect anyone using a Wi-Fi network at home, office or public place.
Equifax will update Canadians on data breach this week
But it did not quantify how many may have been impacted by the hack.
Cyberattack that paralyzed world’s biggest shipper cost up to $300 million
The Copenhagen-based group says the impact will be reflected in its third quarter results as revenue was mainly lost in July.