La Press reports (automatic machine translation follows):
The widespread breakdown of border terminals in Canadian airports on Sunday, claimed by a group of pro-Russian hackers, was indeed the result of a computer attack. This would thus be a rare case, if not the first, where such an assault has real impacts on the country’s infrastructure, according to experts.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) finally confirmed on Tuesday that “connectivity issues that affected kiosks and electronic gates at airports” are the result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
However, the Russian-speaking gang specializing in this type of hacking NoName057 precisely targeted the federal agency, according to its Telegram page.
Read more at La Presse.
h/t, Brett Callow