Cyberattacks have hit most large Canadian firms, report says

imageCANADA — A secret government report on cyberattacks says that 86 per cent of large Canadian corporations have been “hit” and that espionage hacking on the private sector has doubled in two years.

“Cyberespionage attacks are causing considerable economic damage,” says the 2010 “threat paper,” released to Postmedia News through access-to-information laws.

The heavily redacted report was prepared by the Public Safety Department with input from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Defence Department, the RCMP and the Privy Council Office.

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