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data breaches

Hard drive with personal info on 3.4 million B.C. and Yukon students lost

VICTORIA ā€” A team of 50 bureaucrats spent much of the summer rummaging through boxes in a secret Victoria warehouse, searching for a hard drive containing records of 3.4 million British Columbia and...

Leaving the backdoor open: Is the government putting your personal data at risk?

Security concerns arise as secretive spy agency CSEC invades citizensā€™ communications privacy.