The names, addresses, passwords and healthcare records of around 15 million Canadians may have been breached in a cyberattack on LifeLabs, the country's largest independent healthcare clinic, the company said on Dec. 18.
That is about 40 percent of the population of Canada, and most of the clients affected live in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia.
The personal data of 106 million people in the United States and Canada were stolen after a hacker attack by a US financial company.
The information was confirmed by its representatives, stating that the hacker had made the breakthrough, had already been arrested. Data indicate that the attack took place on July 19th.
Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov confirmed on Tuesday that hackers have stolen many Bulgarians' personal financial data by breaking into the country's electronic tax refund system.
Goranov insisted the data stolen does not include classified information and does not "constitute a threat to financial security".
Perhaps the biggest leak of personal data in Bulgaria. That's how the 57-folder contains more than a thousand files that anonymous hackers sent to Bulgarian media on Monday. Upon reviewing the information, "Kapital" has opened databases with more than 1 million rows containing personal information like names, addresses, and even earnings.