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Marriott to pay for new passports for guests experiencing fraud after data breach
Source: USA Today
Date: December 6, 2018

Marriott International will pay for customers' new passports if they can prove fraud following the company's large-scale data breach that affected as many as 500 million guests.

Air Canada says 20,000 mobile app users affected by data breach
Source: Global News
Date: August 28, 2018

Air Canada says personal information of 20,000 of its mobile app users may have been affected by a data breach.

Hwy. 407 investigating internal data theft including personal information of 60,000
Source: CP24
Date: May 17, 2018

The company that operates a major toll road in southern Ontario says the personal information of roughly 60,000 people was stolen from its offices "some time over the past 12 months." It says the incident is being investigated as an "inside theft of data," and no external breach of its systems is suspected.

The Equifax breach resulted in the leak of 56,200 drivers' licenses, passports, and other forms of ID
Source: Business Insider
Date: May 8, 2018

Equifax, the credit agency targeted by an infamous hack that exposed the personal data of nearly half of the population of the United States, revealed more details about the incident in a federal filing on Monday evening. The upshot: The breach was worse than Equifax originally said.

Waterloo police nab pair in connection with suspected ‘identity lab’
Source: Global News
Date: May 9, 2018

A 23-year-old female and 30-year-old male have been arrested in connection with what police are describing as a “large suspected identity lab.

World’s 10 Largest Data Breaches in 2018 Q1
Source: 24/7 Wall St.
Date: May 8, 2018

During the first three months of 2018, there were a total of 686 global data breaches that resulted in 1.46 billion records being exposed.

Wendy's PH informs users of site data breach after NPC intervention
Source: Rappler
Date: May 8, 2018

Wendy's Philippines told users of a data breach it suffered on April 23, following intervention by the National Privacy Commission (NPC) which ordered them to inform users of the security issue on their site.