Capital One fined US$80M in data breach
The bank’s own internal audit failed to identify “numerous weaknesses” in its management of the cloud environment
Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, is accused of using the hijacked Twitter accounts to scam people around the world out of more than US$100,000 in Bitcoin
BlackBerry releases free reverse engineering tool to fight cyber attacks
PE Tree reduces the time and effort required to reverse engineer malware
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.
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.
Prepare a cyber defence
Manufacturers need to be aware of the threat to their businesses and place cyber security high on the action list.