Data breach hits 44 big Canada Post shippers, exposing nearly 1M customers

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Canada Post said on Wednesday that a cyberattack and data breach on an electronic data interchange (EDI) supplier has compromised information from 44 of its large parcel business customers, affecting nearly 1 million recipients. 

The attack on Ontario-based Commport Communications compromised the shipping manifest data of the customers. Canada Post, Canada’s government-run postal carrier, did not identify the customers. 

About 950,000 recipients were impacted by the breach, Canada Post said. The...

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