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Auditor takes home 16 CDs worth of personal tax information

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These days, it seems that we hear of a major privacy breach every day which relates to misplaced personal data. But it’s not just a recent problem. Back in 2006, a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) auditor copied 6 years worth of confidential taxpayer information onto 16 unencrypted CDs and proceeded… Read more »

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Canada sees massive increase in cyber criminals

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You might not believe it, but Canada is quickly becoming a haven for cyber criminals. That’s according to a recent report by Websense, which found that Canadian phishing sites have increased 3-fold in the last year and bot networks are up by 50%. In both instances, this is the highest… Read more »

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Claims of fraud brought against online dating company

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We all know that people embellish or neglect certain facts about themselves in the online dating arena. But completely fictional people with completely made-up profiles? That might be crossing the line. A group of plaintiffs who brought claims for fraud, amongst others, against a Canadian online dating website think so…. Read more »

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