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
TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third party cyberattacks
Credit monitoring agency confirmed that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised.
Privacy commissioner opens investigation into Capital One data breach
One million social insurance numbers accessed without authorization.
Capital One target of massive data breach [UPDATED]
Gained access to data from 100 credit applications, including 6 million Canadians.
Equifax to pay up to US$700M in data breach settlement
The breach was one of the largest ever to threaten private information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prepare for an attack: lessons learned from Verizon-Yahoo ordeal
Without adequate remedial actions in place, cyber attacks can impact organizations in many ways.
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.
Canadian tech firms wage war against corporate hackers
Their challenge will be winning over a business community reluctant to ramp up their own protection.