Breach Incidents

Cyberattacks targeting post-secondary students on the rise, but most not taking sufficient steps to protect their data

Nicole Bogart reports: Cyberattacks targeting post-secondary students are becoming increasingly common, but new research shows only 15 per cent of Canadian students have taken extra steps to protect their online data. According to research from cybersecurity firm McAfee, publically disclosed cyberattacks targeting the education sector increased 50 per cent year-over-year in the first quarter...

Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits at Least 20 Local Governments In Texas

Trey Shaar reports: A coordinated ransomware attack has affected at least 20 local government entities in Texas, the Texas Department of Information Resources said. It would not release information about which local governments have been affected. The department said the Texas Division of Emergency Management is coordinating support from other state agencies through the Texas...