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Government employees in B.C. told to change passwords following cyberattack at London Drugs

May 6, 2024
The Canadian Press

Provincial government employees are being directed to change their passwords in the wake of a cyberattack at London Drugs outlets across Western Canada.

The Office of the Chief Information Officer confirmed the urgent password change requests began rolling out government-wide shortly after dozens of London Drugs locations shut down due to a cyberattack.

The information officer’s office says in a statement as a security precaution password length has increased from 10 to 14 characters.

London Drugs says it has started a gradual re-opening of its stores. (CTV Vancouver)

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