Victims of CRA hackers vulnerable to other cyberattacks

Thousands of Canadians affected by recent cyberattacks on the Canada Revenue Agency and federal government computer systems could be vulnerable to other attacks, warn cybersecurity and privacy experts.

"They have to be very scared if they have another account with the same password," said Ali Ghorbani, director of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity at the University of New Brunswick. "If it doesn't happen now, it would happen tomorrow."

Former Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian said the risk to those whose accounts were breached shouldn't be underestimated.

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