LockBit demands $25 million from Canadian pharmacy chain London Drugs after ransomware attack


The recent cyber-incident against Canadian pharmacy chain London Drugs was indeed a full-blown ransomware attack, with sensitive data being stolen, and a major ransom being demanded, the company has confirmed.

In a statement given to The Register, the company said it had been hit, but stressed it also had no intention of paying the ransom demand. London Drugs suffered a cyberattack in late April 2024, and was forced to temporarily shut down its stores across Western Canada following what it described at the time as an “operational issue.”

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Source: MSN News


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