Canadian Nunavut government systems crippled by ransomware


Canadian government IT systems have been forced into lockdown after a successful ransomware attack.

On Monday, government officials for the Nunavut region said that over the weekend, a “new and sophisticated type of ransomware” struck the territory. All government services — with the exception of an energy corporation — that rely on access to electronic information stored by the authority have been impacted.

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Source: ZDNet