Data Hack

Bank Hackers Demand $1 Million Ransom for Safe Return of Stolen Data

Yesterday, CIBC’s Simplii Financial and the Bank of Montreal announced that some Russian-based hackers have stolen the identifying personal information of a combined 90,000 different account holders. Now, the hackers are demanding a ransom of $1 million for its safe return, CBC News is reporting. The hackers seem to have obtained sensitive information like names, account numbers, passwords, security...