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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

Security Firm OneSpan Opens R&D in Montreal

Security firm from Chicago is opening a center in Montreal to do their R&D. They will be investing $9m to operate the center there. This is on top of their existing office there where they employ 150 employees. This new addition should add another 100 hires. Company claims to have over 10,000 clients and employs … Continue reading Security Firm OneSpan Opens R&D in Montreal

Tesla Model 3 Hacked in Canada

Two hackers in Vancouver had won a Tesla after they have found loophole in Telsa’s web browser that let them bypass security. This happened at a Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver where so called white hackers and security experts gather to try to exploit various computer systems . Pwn2Own has been going on for over … Continue reading Tesla Model 3 Hacked in 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

West Vancouver Servers Hacked

District of West Vancouver, westvancouver.ca, recently discovered that they have malware installed on their servers potentially accessing thousands of users data over the last few years. It is possible that over 4,870 people data have been compromised. While noone knows for sure if data compromised was used or will be used for illegal purposes, West Vancouver … Continue reading West Vancouver Servers Hacked

Canada To Introduce Border App – No More Waiting in Line

Federal government has created a new app that will help you cross the border much easier and faster. You would need to download and register first. It is called Known Traveller Digital Identity app, and will first be launched only when you travel between Canada and Netherlands. If all goes according to plan, it will be … Continue reading Canada To Introduce Border App – No More Waiting in Line