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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

Data OF 15 Million LifeLabs’ Canadian Customers Compromised

Lifelabs , Canada’s largest provider of health diagnostic testing services, acknowledged that more than 15 million of accounts have been compromised in a recent hack. However Lifelabs has mentioned that they have negotiated with hackers and paid a ransom fee to get the data back. Information of more than 15 million of customers in British … Continue reading Data OF 15 Million LifeLabs’ Canadian Customers Compromised

Facebook Scolds Canada

Canadian regulators said that Facebook’s weak privacy protection was to blame for millions of users’ data being exposed. Canadian privacy commissionaire said that Facebook broke national and provincial regulations when it came to sharing user data with third parties. Facebook flat-out refused to agree with the Canadian government’s legal findings and refused audits of its … Continue reading Facebook Scolds Canada

Air Canada Hacked

Air Canada said that over 20,000 profiles saved into their mobile app have been compromised and info such as customer’s Aeroplan number, passport number, Nexus number, known traveller number, gender, birth date, nationality, passport expiration date, passport country of issuance and country of residence could have been accessed. After discovering the breach Air Canada has shut … Continue reading Air Canada Hacked