Ca: Metrolinx claims computers hit by North Korean cyberattack

CBC News reports:

An Ontario transit agency says it was in the crosshairs of a North Korean cyberattack earlier this month.

The attack was a virus, routed through Russia, that infected computers at Metrolinx, according to a source at the agency who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins confirmed to CBC Toronto that the attack took place, but said it did not result in any breach in privacy and did not compromise any safety systems.

Aikins could not provide further details about the attack, citing “security reasons.

Read more on CBC News.

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  1. P - January 25, 2018

    Not sure about Metrolinx, but successful cyberterrorism attacks would certainly go a long way in explaining the TTC.