What to know (and do) about the CRA breach and shutdown

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The Canada Revenue Agency says it was forced to temporarily suspend its online services after a series of cyberattacks that compromised the usernames and passwords of thousands of accounts.

The federal government described the three separate hacks as a “credential stuffing” scheme — a type of cyberattack that uses passwords and usernames from other websites to access accounts with the CRA.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Global News , https://globalnews.ca/

Article Written By:  Rachael D'Amore 

Original Article Posted on:   August 17, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://globalnews.ca/news/7281074/cra-hack-online-services/