Colliers International Group gets slammed by cyberattack
Lyle Adriano reports:
Colliers International Group, a Toronto-based commercial real estate services firm, has acknowledged that it suffered a cyberattack last November. However, the company would not confirm whether the cyber incident involved ransomware.
A spokesperson for Colliers verified that it had been targeted by a cyberattack after IT World Canada confronted the company about a listing on the dark web by the Netfilm (sic) ransomware gang – a listing which suggests that the firm was hit by the gang, and that Colliers’ files were copied.
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When your attackers have dumped proof of hack and exfiltration, what’s the point in refusing to confirm it?