Canada justice lawyers fell for phishing emails

Lawyers at Canada's justice department were fooled into providing confidential information by responding to phishing emails far more than average Internet usersLawyers at Canada’s justice department were fooled into providing confidential information by responding to phishing emails far more than average Internet users, according to security test results released Monday. According to Canadian government figures, 156 million phishing emails are sent worldwide on a daily basis. No government information was at risk in the “controlled exercise designed to inform and educate employees on issues surrounding cyber security,” department spokeswoman Carole Saindon told AFP.

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