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British Columbians personal information has been leaked online

Exploit: Nation-State Hacking

Homewood Health: Healthcare Provider

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Risk to Business: 1.926 = Severe

Ontario-based Homewood Health has disclosed that it fell victim to hacking earlier this year. The organization has begun contacting companies and agencies whose information may be compromised, including BC Housing, TransLink, and the Provincial Health Services Authority. The organization is blaming the breach on the state-sponsored Chinese hacker Hafnium.

Individual Impact: There has not yet been confirmed that consumer personal or financial information has been compromised in this incident but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cyberattacks against service providers have been steadily increasing as cybercriminals strike at lynchpins to gain access to even more valuable data.

Source: BC Ctvnews