November 19, 2021
IRRC data leak Taliban Immigration Canada UN human rights

IRCC apologises for a data breach of hundreds of Afghan names, which exposes them to danger

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada or IRCC is under fire for unintentionally breaching data through an email of hundreds of Afghans that seeks protection against the Taliban.   The exposed Afghans fear that the Taliban, who occupied Afghanistan last August, will retaliate against them since most of them are hiding due to past issues relating to the Afghan government, such as being an...
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DNS Attacks Cyber threat domain name system DNSSEC Vulnerabilities

Survey reveals that DNS cyberattacks pose major threats to organisations

Cybersecurity leaders have conducted a study that shows the alarming hike of domain name system (DNS) attacks against organisations for 2021. The survey result revealed that within the past 12 months, 72% of participants had experienced a DNS cyberattack.   61% of victimised organisations have suffered from multiple attacks, while 11% are attacked regularly. In terms of cyberattack recovery, one-third of the respondents said...
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