A new cyber attack, which originally was aimed at computers in Ukraine, has spread to systems around the world. The New York Times reports that the attack has hit firms around the globe, “from Maersk, the Danish shipping conglomerate, to Merck, the drug giant in the United States.”
Greta Bossenmaier, Chief of Canada’s Communications Security Establishment has issued this statement in response to the attacks:
CSE continues to closely monitor the recent global cyber/ransomware attacks. As we have seen in recent attacks, today’s attacks continue to indiscriminately target both organizations and individuals.
Our dynamic cyber defence security systems remain ready to defend Government …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen