Tag Archives: Cyber Crime

Recently, BC Hydro issued a press release regarding a phishing attack that has been spoofing their email to lure customers into giving up banking information in order to obtain a refund. Thousands of scam emails have gone out across the province and into an inbox near you. While the general public must always be diligent […]

March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada, and here in BC the province has updated its own fraud resource center to make sure that residents and businesses alike have taken the necessary precautions. In fact, continuous updates to this security protocol are needed given the ever-changing landscape of online criminal activity. Awhile back, Park Insurance […]

Earlier this month it was reported that accounts of Coast Capital Savings members were compromised in a cyber attack, with criminals making away with hundreds of thousands of dollars. In this attack, many account holders fell prey to phishing – a cyber crime tactic that tricks victims into giving up sensitive information including usernames, passwords, PINS, and […]

The winter may offer BC retailers lucrative opportunities to increase sales as seasonal shoppers walk the sidewalks of commercial districts with their wallets open. However, the time of the year also presents unique risks to brick and mortar shops, making insurance coverage a hot topic behind the counter. Today, Park Insurance is here with some […]

It’s been a busy year in the world of cyber security. First came the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which made landfall on Canadian soil in April, declaring that the export of personal data outside the EU falls under their law regarding data privacy for its citizens. That means all your businesses needs to do is capture one […]

A few months ago we shared an infographic on cyberattack prevention. Is there a need for more advice on the matter? Absolutely. The biggest concern about cybercrime is that it evolves fast in an attempt (and often successfully so) to keep one step ahead of cybersecurity. Digital criminals all over the world work around the […]