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August 10, 2020  

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

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October 15, 2019  

TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third party cyberattacks

Credit monitoring agency confirmed that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised.

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August 1, 2019  

Privacy commissioner opens investigation into Capital One data breach

One million social insurance numbers accessed without authorization.

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July 30, 2019  

Capital One target of massive data breach [UPDATED]

Gained access to data from 100 credit applications, including 6 million Canadians.

News Electronics General
July 23, 2019  

Equifax to pay up to US$700M in data breach settlement

The breach was one of the largest ever to threaten private information.

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July 16, 2019  

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.

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July 9, 2019  

Privacy watchdogs launch investigation over Desjardins privacy breach

Accessed data includes social insurance numbers, names and addresses of 2.7 million individual members and 173,000 business members.

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April 11, 2019  

Yahoo to pay US$117.5M in latest settlement of massive breach

Settlement will become part of the financial fallout from digital burglaries that stole personal information from about 3 billion Yahoo accounts in 2013 and 2014.

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December 11, 2018  

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.

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November 28, 2017  

Total number of Canadians impacted by Equifax cyber attack passes 19,000

Credit card records contain names, addresses, credit or debit card numbers, expiry dates and SINs.

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June 26, 2017  

Prepare for an attack: lessons learned from Verizon-Yahoo ordeal

Without adequate remedial actions in place, cyber attacks can impact organizations in many ways.

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March 3, 2017  

Car parts maker says scam got tax info for 2,400 workers

Stolen data includes 2016 W-2 salary and tax information, and workers’ names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

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October 8, 2014  

Canadian tech firms wage war against corporate hackers

Their challenge will be winning over a business community reluctant to ramp up their own protection.