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No company is immune: How to protect your small business from a cyber attack

Business is booming for cyber criminals. In the past year, large scale cyber attacks made frequent headlines. What you likely didn’t read or hear about, though, were all the small businesses affected. 761 more words

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Insurance responds to cyber-attacks with much more than risk transfer

The WannaCry cyber-attacks that affected almost 300,000 computers worldwide earlier this year were just the tip of an iceberg. Every day, businesses are subject to crippling attacks that disrupt operations and hold data hostage. 733 more words

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Enwin warns of new scam 'danger' targeting customers

Enwin is warning its customers to be on the lookout for a potential text message scam targeting utility users across Ontario.

The local electricity distributor said Friday it has received three reports of local customers being sent text messages claiming to be from Ontario Hydro and asking the recipient to tap a link in the text message in order to receive money. 155 more words

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Equifax shares slump after massive data breach that will 'weigh' on brand

By Sweta Singh and Aishwarya Venugopal

Equifax Inc’s shares tumbled 18 per cent on Friday after the provider of consumer credit scores revealed that hackers may have stolen personal details of nearly half of the American adult population in one of the largest data breaches. 318 more words

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Police investigating after WestJet rewards program data released online by 'third party'

CALGARY — WestJet says it is working with police and contacting customers after it says some WestJet Rewards member profile data was disclosed online.

The Calgary-based airline says in a news release that the data was released by an unauthorized third party but that none of it contained credit card or banking information. 79 more words

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Three out of four energy companies hit by cyber attacks in last year

By Giacomo Tognini

Three out of four oil and natural gas companies fell victim to at least one cyber attack last year as hacking efforts against the industry become more frequent and sophisticated. 364 more words

Energy

Child pornography charges laid against Canada Creep suspect

The Calgary man accused in the Canada Creep voyeurism investigation faces more charges.

Jeffrey Williamson, 42, has been charged with possession and accessing child pornography, in addition to the counts of voyeurism and publishing voyeuristic images garnered after his arrest last Tuesday. 152 more words

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