Nunavut government hit by ransomware attack

November 8, 2019 — The government of Nunavut is the latest high profile administration to be the target of ransomware. This brazen form of cybercrime is becoming increasingly common across North America with reports that in the last year, there’s been more than 100 attacks on hospitals, police stations and government offices.

They’re sending out e-mails with attachments, to hundreds of thousands or millions of users at a time, and people are opening those attachments and it affects their computers.
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