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Ransomware attack against Canadian Defence Academy
« on: July 08, 2020, 10:55:26 »
Global and the G&M are reporting a ransomware attack against the Canadian Defence Academy, parent formation to RMC, CMR, CFC and the Osside institute.

https://globalnews.ca/news/7148735/royal-military-college-cybersecurity-attack/

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A statement from the department noted the attack affected the college’s academic network, which is used for general administration, student communications and research, but is separate from the DND and Canadian Armed Forces networks, which the DND says are currently unaffected.
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Re: Ransomware attack against Canadian Defence Academy
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2020, 12:07:26 »
Most likely a phishing, spear phishing, or "lost" USB type of penetration.
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