In retaliation over the approval of the C-51 anti-terror law http://www.rqap.gouv.qc.ca http://www.mess.gouv.qc.ca http://www.cneae.gouv.qc.ca/ have been hacked. The Québec Parental Insurance Plan’s Centre, The Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (MTESS) and le site de la Commission nationale d’examen sur l’assurance-emploi.
The anti-terror Bill C-51 that provides Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) immense powers as it can violate digital privacy of any one at any time in the name of countering terrorism. This campaign by Anonymous shows there is no need of such a bill to violate digital privacy of any kind, it shows that the bill is a fail as is the Canadian security of there own people’s privacy online.
This is the fifth cyber attack on Canadian government website conducted by Anonymous. On June 17, Anonymous launched an attack against the Canadian senate and government of Canada websites in protest against the passing of bill C-51. On June 18, the hacktivists shut down the online official portal canada.ca, Department of Finance and Treasury Board, the department responsible for the day-to-day administrative duties of the federal public service. On June 20, Anonymous hacked and defaced the Brotherhood of Police Officers of Montreal FPPM. On June 23, Anonymous hacked and defaced the official website of Montreal Police Union, leaving a video message against the bill C-51. On June 24, Anonymous breached into the server of Police Association of Ontario, Canada (pao.ca) and leaked personal details of its 1,300 employees and registered users.