NZ: An isolated ransomware attack occurred on 21 July at the Search and Rescue Base at Aoraki/Mount Cook.

DOC reports:

Department of Conservation Deputy Director General Corporate Services Rachel Bruce says DOC will be in contact with 11 people whose personal information may have been compromised in a ransomware attack.

“An isolated ransomware attack occurred on 21 July at the Search and Rescue Base at Aoraki/Mount Cook.

“The Search and Rescue (SAR) base is a standalone network with no connection to the DOC corporate network. As a result of the malware, staff were unable to access shared files that had been encrypted.

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