Cable & Telecom

CIRA cautions Canadians about Covid-19 cyber attacks and disinformation

OTTAWA — In response to the significant number of Covid-19-related scams and cyber attacks that have occurred in recent weeks, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) issued a statement Tuesday to address the issue and to provide information on how to report malicious activity. “Over the past few weeks, cybersecurity analysts have observed a significant uptick in cyber attacks and disinformation exploiting peoples’ concerns over the spread of Covid-19,” reads the CIRA statement. In many cases, malicious actors have leveraged the global domain name system, including the .CA domain, to deceive or harm Internet users, CIRA says. “As the stewards...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.