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CPA Canada Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, or known as CPA Canada is a national organization, the largest of its kind in the world, governing and representing the accounting profession in Canada and around the world. They issue guidance, leadership, quality assurance standards for businesses, audits, and financial assurance all across the country and their clients all...
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How Cybersecurity enables Government, Health, EduTech cope with COVID-19

There is no doubt that this COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we all live for these past few months. Cybersecurity has to be part of our daily lives. Be it in traveling, working, interacting with people, even the way we buy our everyday necessities. The spike in the use of video conferencing software has skyrocketed...
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Documents of US President to be exposed unless hackers get paid

A notorious criminal hacking group just got it hands in perhaps one of the most controversial piece of information related to US President Donald Trump today. At least that’s what the hackers are claiming to have acquired just last week. The hacking group, calling themselves REvil, just hacked and got immediate access to some “secret...
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The Pirate Bay is back and now accessible with Original Domain Name

The Pirate Bay is one of the best platforms in finding different digital content on the internet, so any downtime will undoubtedly result in a disruption in the community. The good news is that The Pirate Bay is now accessible once again through its main domain name after a month. There were noticeable changes made...
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Massive data leak of Israeli voters’ private information exposed inadvertently

Massive data leak of 6.5 Million Israeli voters’ personal data was exposed on a leak which included names, gender, addresses, and identity card numbers as well as phone numbers and other private information.  Every electoral party list in Israel was given a database containing every Israeli’s personal information for use in their campaign providing that...
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P2P weakpoint leaves millions of IoT devices exposed

Security experts discovered two serious vulnerabilities in the iLnkP2P P2P system that ìs developed by Chinese firm Shenzhen Yunni Technology Company, Inc. The iLnkP2P system allows users to remotely connect to their IoT devices using a mobile phone or a PC. Potentially affected IoT devices include cameras and smart doorbells. The iLnkP2P is widely adopted...
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Tech firm is tracking its users incognito

Just when you thought you have disabled location tracking since you have turned off your location settings and history, you were wrong. According to a report by security researchers last Monday, even though you’ve already disabled your Location History, Google will still be able to track you down – every single time.   Google, said...
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Online media advertising agency exposes patients’ medical info

A renowned online advertising agency which specializes in helping law firms sign up potential clients has exposed close to 150,000 records from a database that were left unsecured.   The historical databank contained submissions as part of a lead-generation effort by X Social Media, a Florida-based advertising company that largely uses Facebook to advertise various...
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Hackers Infiltrate FBI Academy – Agents’ Info Posted Online

Authorities were investigating the online posting by hackers on Saturday. The personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy. Cyber Security Researchers counted at least 1,400 unique records of employees of the FBI, Secret Service, Capitol Police, U.S. Park Police and...
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Major US Server Techs Allegedly Embedded With Chinese Spy Chips

Tech Companies have ardently denied Bloomberg’s declaration that China’s Super Micro gave them hardware loaded with spy chips, but that isn’t stopping all sorts of accusations from pouring in.   Bloomberg claims has obtained documents from security researcher Yossi Appleboum that reportedly show evidence of an unnamed major US telecom finding “modified hardware” from Super...
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