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Ticketmaster’s U.K. breach shows risks of third-party code on websites

Ticket sales company Ticketmaster has warned customers in the U.K. that malicious code running on its website could have led to personal data and payment details being stolen. This kind of breach through third-party JavaScript code is quite common and may go undetected for months.

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Why the ransom demand on Canadian banks was a no-win scenario

Two major Canadian banks, Bank of Montreal and Simplii Financial, have become victims of hacks that affected some 50,000 and 40,000 customers respectively. Neither bank decided to pay the ransom by the hackers’ May 28 deadline.

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