Canada Revenue Agency online tax services offline over possible security risk

Kevin Nielsen reports:

The Canada Revenue Agency shut down some web services Friday afternoon after discovering a potential security breach.

“We are not aware of any unauthorized access to taxpayer information and we continue to monitor closely,” CRA spokesperson Patrick Samson told Global News through email Saturday evening. “Digital services were taken offline as a precaution, not as the result of a successful hack or breach.”

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