Toronto hit by ‘potential cyber breach’ from Accellion file transfer software

Howard Solomon reports:

The City of Toronto says it suffered a “potential cyber breach” from a hack of data from use of its Accellion FTA file transfer server in January that may have involved the health information of individuals.

In its initial statement today, the city said it was notified of a potential cyber breach related to an unnamed third-party file transfer software vendor on Jan. 22. City staff later confirmed to IT World Canada that the incident involved Accellion.

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