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|P2017-ND-50||Apr 1 2017||World Learning Center|
|Summary: A laptop owned by a faculty member of the organization's School of International Training Study... [More]|
|P2017-ND-48||Apr 10 2017||prAna|
|Summary: The organization detected that an unauthorized third party may have obtained access to the servers... [More]|
|P2017-ND-47||Apr 10 2017||CIBC Wood Gundy Financial Services Inc.|
|Summary: An envelope intended to be mailed to clients was mailed to the clients' former address. The... [More]|
|P2017-ND-46||Mar 9 2017||United on Whyte Pastoral Charge|
|Summary: The organization experienced a break-in and a laptop was stolen from a locked office. The laptop... [More]|
|P2017-ND-45||Mar 8 2017||Safe for Home Products LLC d/b/a Naturepedic|
|Summary: The organization learned that encrypted malware was placed on its website. The malware copied... [More]|
|P2017-ND-44||Mar 7 2017||H & R Block Canada, Inc.|
|Summary: A customer was inadvertently handed an envelope that contained a tax return summary of another... [More]|
|P2017-ND-43||Mar 6 2017||College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta|
|Summary: The organization's practice visitor realized a CD storing patient information was missing. Despite... [More]|
|P2017-ND-42||Mar 6 2017||car2go Canada Ltd.|
|Summary: The organization found there had been a brute force attack against its system whereby unauthorized... [More]|
|P2017-ND-41||Mar 6 2017||MicroDAQ.com Ltd.|
|Summary: The organization learned that a third party embedded malware onto its ecommerce website that... [More]|
|P2017-ND-40||Mar 6 2017||Shutterstock Music Canada ULC dba Premium Beat|
|Summary: The organization became aware of unauthorized access to its database through a vulnerability in a... [More]|
|P2017-ND-39||Mar 6 2017||EVO Payments International Corp. - Canada|
|Summary: Another company informed the organization that one of its former employees had accessed an... [More]|
|P2017-ND-37||Mar 1 2017||Gianni Pezzente Professional Corporation|
|Summary: A vehicle was broken into and a backpack was stolen. The backpack contained tax returns and may... [More]|
|P2017-ND-36||Mar 1 2017||Acer Service Corporation|
|Summary: The organization discovered that during the testing and roll out of the organization's ecommerce... [More]|
|P2017-ND-35||Feb 24 2017||Loblaw Companies Limited|
|Summary: The organization confirmed member accounts had been targeted by threat actors operating in the dark... [More]|
|P2017-ND-34||Feb 22 2017||Walmart Canada Corp.|
|Summary: One of the organization's service providers suffered a security compromise on its website, which in... [More]|
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