‘Trust Nobody’ as Cybercrime Quadruples


by: Gabrielle Piché Winnipeg Free Press https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/trust-nobody-as-cybercrime-quadruples-576590442.html Cybercrime leading to financial loss more than quadrupled in Manitoba last year compared to 2020. Manitobans lost a collective $7,053,615 to online scams in 2021, up from the $1,747,521 of 2020 and the $1,117,340 of 2019. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre shared its data with the Free Press. “Trust nobody,”…

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Manufacturing Firm Winpak Brought to its Knees by Hackers


by: Chris Kitching Winnipeg Free Press https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/manufacturing-firm-winpak-brought-to-its-knees-by-hackers-576300482.html Operations at a Winnipeg-based plastic packaging giant were disrupted for about two weeks after its computer network was held “ransom” in a “sophisticated” cyberattack that’s becoming increasingly common in Canada. Hackers infiltrated Winpak Ltd., which has manufacturing plants in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, in a ransomware attack,…

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St. Boniface Cyberwarriors on the Leading Edge

St. Boniface Cyberwarriors on the Leading edge

by: Gabrielle Piché Winnipeg Free Press  https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/542-or-36-1-st-boniface-cyberwarriors-on-the-leading-edge-576224832.html Boredom drove Mathieu Manaigre to entrepreneurship. Now, Avenir IT is repeatedly recognized as one of Canada’s best managed information technology businesses. Manaigre’s organization made TechnoPlanet’s list of Canada’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies for a fifth consecutive year. The St. Boniface-based crew accepted the award earlier this month.…

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Caisse Groupe Financier rassure ses membres après le vol de données chez Desjardins

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Par: Gavin Boutroy Radio-Canada, ICI Manitoba https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1195357/securite-donnees-caisse-desjardins-vol-employe Les données des membres de Caisse groupe financier, au Manitoba, sont bien protégées, selon l’entreprise. Celle-ci se veut rassurante à la suite du vol sans précédent des données personnelles de 2,9 millions de membres du Mouvement Desjardins. « C’est toujours des mauvaises nouvelles quand on entend des choses de…

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Avenir IT récompensée par le monde des affaires au canada

Avenir IT

Radio-Canada, ICI Manitoba https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1155748/mathieu-manaigre-entreprise-avenir-informatique L’entreprise Avenir IT, de Saint-Boniface, est nommée, pour une deuxième année consécutive, comme étant l’une des 50 entreprises d’informatique les mieux gérées du Canada. Avenir IT s’est distinguée des 1200 autres entreprises en lice grâce à la manière dont elle gère notamment ses relations avec ses clients, ses projets, ses ventes…

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New HQ For Avenir – Business Owner Thrives On Building Relationships

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by: Simon Fuller Free Press Community Review  https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/New-HQ-for-Avenir-506071461.html Mathieu Manaigre’s interest in technology started an early age. So it’s fitting, then, that the early Apple computer and printer that now lives in the headquarters of his St. Boniface-based company not only serves as a reminder of his childhood, but also how quickly things can change…

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I.T. Specialist Encourages Caution Amid Facebook Privacy Scandal

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I.T. Specialist Encourages Caution Amid Facebook Privacy Scandal by: Kenton Dyck Steinbach Online https://steinbachonline.com/local/local-i-t-specialist-encourages-caution-amid-facebook-scandal In the wake of a privacy scandal involving Facebook and a third party political consulting company named Cambridge Analytica, a local internet security specialist is encouraging people to read the fine print. Over the last few weeks, it has come to…

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