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Expert available on LifeLabs cyber-attack

December 17, 2019

Richard Frank, School of Criminology,
Braden McMillan, Communications and Marketing, 236.880.3459;

Simon Fraser University's Richard Frank, assistant professor in the School of Criminology and director of the International CyberCrime Research Centre (ICCRC), is available to provide commentary as privacy officials investigate a major cyber-attack involving Canadian lab testing company LifeLabs.

Frank can be contacted by email at


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