Cybercriminals use coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware: report
Campaign uses Microsoft Word attachments designed to trick recipients into installing a type of malware known as AZORult.
Mastercard to build new cybersecurity centre in Vancouver
The feds say the centre will support 380 jobs and 100 co-op positions.
OpenText Corp. to buy cloud-focused Carbonite Inc. for US$1.42B
Acquisition will be the ninth cloud-focused acquisition for Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText.
TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third party cyberattacks
Credit monitoring agency confirmed that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised.
US issuing hacking alert for small planes
Aviation cybersecurity has been an issue of growing concern around the world.
Identifiers need revamp for digital age, Desjardins CEO tells MPs
The breach, revealed in June, saw the leak of names, addresses, birthdates, social-insurance numbers and other private information from roughly 2.7 million people and 173,000 businesses.
China’s Huawei launches court challenge to US security law
Huawei, China’s first global tech brand, is at the centre of U.S.-Chinese tensions over technology competition and cyber-spying.
Sophisticated phishing scams putting secrets at risk, Foreign Affairs says
Department plans to hire a company to test employees with phoney phishing messages.
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.
Bank breaches highlight rise of cyber threats as new exploitation strategies emerge
BMO and CIBC-owned Simplii were apparently targeted.
As cyberattack wave ebbs, experts see risk of more
Outbreak paralyzed banks, government agencies and factories, including a Renault automotive factory.
Police investigating possible cyber threat against Hydro One
Electricity distributor says it doesn’t believe its power system has been compromised.
Securing the supply chain: hackers may target vendors to access your network
With the push towards automation and digitization of the supply chain, cyber risks can be significant.
Canadian firms paying ransoms to regain control of data: study
Ransoms have ranged from $1,000 to $50,000.
Canadian CEOs overconfident about challenges: KPMG
They claim to be managing disruptions but study suggests they aren’t backing that belief up with action.