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Consumer Products & Retail | Healthcare & Pharma | November 08, 2018

Canada Post data breach affected 4,500 customers, OCS says

Robert Beggs

Excerpt: Websites are notoriously difficult to secure. Not surprising? Knowing that it was a primary target for hackers, and still not minimizing the amount of information posted that was not relevant for the purpose of the site. Minimize the data footprint and its attractiveness as a target!

Excerpt: The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) says a data breach at Canada Post has caused some customers’ delivery information to be hacked. In an email notice to customers, Patrick Ford, president and CEO of OCS said Canada Post notified them on Nov. 1 that about 2 per cent of customer orders, which is approximately 4,500 orders, was accessed by someone through Canada Post’s delivery tracking tool