Canadian retailer Home Hardware hit by ransomware

Howard Solomon reports:

One of the country’s biggest privately-held dealer-owned hardware retailers has acknowledged it was hit by ransomware, with the threat group promising to start releasing copied data today, April 2.

Home Hardware Stores Ltd., with over 1,050 stores under the Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, and Home Furniture banners, acknowledged to  ITWorldCanada.com an attack hit it in February.

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