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Kingston Police warn of two separate fraud schemes targeting local businesses

Local businesses in the area should be aware of two types of frauds targeting businesses, stores and agencies in Kingston and throughout Ontario, the Kingston Police Fraud Unit warns. The first fraud scheme involves a fraudulent Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) used to pay for merchandise. The targeted business receives a

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MOH, OPP assisting in investigation of suspected ransomware attack at Kingston hospital

A number of government agencies are assisting in the investigation into a suspected ransomware attack at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, according to the Ministry of Health. “The Ministry of Health is aware of a potential REvil Ransomware incident at Kingston Health Science Centre. Kingston Health Science Centre is continuing to

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Update – Resolved: KHSC investigating possible cyber-security incident

Update (Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020): According to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the interruption to online access at the institution’s sites is now resolved. On Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, KHSC provided an update on the cyber attack situation that began the day before. “Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has completed

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Cybercriminals pose as original senders, warn Kingston Police

Working with a third-party organization can be a great help, but what happens if that third party falls victim to a cybersecurity attack? Kingston Police is warning that not only could your organization’s shared data be exposed, but you may become the target of a very unique phishing attack. According

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