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Hacked Lifelabs Failed To Protect Customers’ Data

Toronto’s Lifelabs, Canada’s largest laboratory testing company. has failed to protect customers’ data from hackers last year. Their data’s breach was the largest in Canadian history due to sheer number of data revealed. The Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) of Ontario, has ordered Lifelabs to better protect their data from now on, as well as … Continue reading Hacked Lifelabs Failed To Protect Customers’ Data

SpaceX Wants to Deliver High Speed Internet in Canada From Space

In today’s world where everyone is hanging on their phones, personal computers being part of one’s daily living and online transactions are more convenient. We can see the impact of internet in this innovative world. From a single swipe, we can unleash a lot of task, actions and even information at the convenience of our … Continue reading SpaceX Wants to Deliver High Speed Internet in Canada From Space

Top 12 Universities in Canada For Computer Science in 2020

Computer science grads are in great demand in Canada as well as south of the border in the United States of America. Some top universities claim that up to 95% of the grads are hired within a year after completion. Most of the entry salaries for computer science graduates have risen to about $60,000-$80,000 depending … Continue reading Top 12 Universities in Canada For Computer Science in 2020

Toronto Startup Tazwiz Helps with Local Hiring

Tazwiz is a personal assistant for Startups, Entrepreneurs and SME to ease daily operations. On the platform, post a task that you need help with, set your budget and requirements. Tazwiz will take care of the rest from connecting you to local students and taskers to handling the payments. Who started the company? Do you … Continue reading Toronto Startup Tazwiz Helps with Local Hiring

Coronavirus Contact Tracing App To Launch In Canada Shortly

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a tracing app to be launched in Canada within weeks. The app will let users know whether they have come into contact with covid19 cases around them. The app will be completely voluntary. It will be first launched in Ontario as a test drive. No personal information will be collected … Continue reading Coronavirus Contact Tracing App To Launch In Canada Shortly

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Hacked

Another day, another cyberattack. This time, more than 329,000 accounts of members of CPAC were hacked. Information disclosed included names, addresses, e-mails and employer names, passwords and credit card numbers. Password and credit card numbers however were encrypted. CPAC sent an email recommending that their members remain vigilant. They say that stolen information could be … Continue reading Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Hacked