Credit monitoring agency confirmed that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised.
One million social insurance numbers accessed without authorization.
Gained access to data from 100 credit applications, including 6 million Canadians.
The breach was one of the largest ever to threaten private information.
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.
Accessed data includes social insurance numbers, names and addresses of 2.7 million individual members and 173,000 business members.
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.
Reports say Google is poised to re-enter China with a search engine that caters to Communist party censorship rules.
Credit card records contain names, addresses, credit or debit card numbers, expiry dates and SINs.
Without adequate remedial actions in place, cyber attacks can impact organizations in many ways.
Stolen data includes 2016 W-2 salary and tax information, and workers’ names, addresses and Social Security numbers.
Their challenge will be winning over a business community reluctant to ramp up their own protection.