Jan 132021
 January 13, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance

Reuters reports: Email security provider Mimecast said on Tuesday that hackers had hijacked its products in order to spy on its customers. The company said it had been alerted to the attack by investigators at Microsoft and that “a sophisticated threat actor” had compromised the certificate used to guard connections [Read More…]

Jan 122021
 January 12, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, Non-U.S.

Bayleigh Marelj writes: Months before British Columbia officially ended the controversial practice of birth alerts, government lawyers advised the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that the practice was “illegal and unconstitutional” and posed a “litigation risk,” according to records obtained by IndigiNews. When a social worker feels an [Read More…]