Canadian Government Services Face Cyberattack

According to BleepingComputer, the Office of the Chief Information Office of Government of Canada has admitted that its online portal, GCKey, had fallen victim to a cyberattack. This portal allows the public to gain access to numerous government services, not least services for immigration, taxes, benefits. The attack was supposedly an attempt to steal COVID-19 relief payments. Through ‘credential stuffing’, 9,041 GCKey out of 12 million accounts were accessed by hackers.

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