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“Epidemic of cybercrime” underway in midst of COVID-19 pandemic, security expert says

CA, 04 Dec 2021
According to the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, there’s been an increase in cyber threats related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A portion of that has been against the country’s front-line health-care and medical research facilities.

In June, a ransomware attack forced Toronto’s Humber River Hospital to declare a code grey, meaning loss of essential services. More recently, a cyberattack on Newfoundland and Labrador’s health network data centre resulted in the cancellation of thousands of medical appointments.

Shallima Maharaj takes a closer look at a growing threat from the digital realm.

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