Keystrokes could soon replace Kalashnikovs as the harbinger of future wars once NATO leaders endorse an updated policy that places catastrophic cyberattacks in the same league as real-world bombs and bullets.
More than one-third of Canada's IT professionals know -- for sure -- that they'd had a significant data breach over the previous 12 months that could put their clients or their organizations at risk, a cybersecurity study suggests.
Cyberattacks like the one against the National Research Council of Canada are increasing around the world. But by knowing the steps hackers would use for a sophisticated attack, security experts try to gain the upper hand.
The government’s chief information officer confirmed a CTV News report Tuesday that the National Research Council was a victim of a cyberattack "by a highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor."
A 'highly sophisticated' cyberattack on the National Research Council’s computer systems may have compromised employees’ personal information and client data, along with Canada’s scientific and industrial trade secrets.