Ransomware attack targets Nipissing First Nation

Michael Lee reports:

Nipissing First Nation (NFN) has confirmed it was the victim of a ransomware attack earlier this month that affected the administration’s computers and server.

The First Nation provided an update about the attack in the June issue of its monthly newsletter Enkamgak.

According to the statement, administration discovered the attack May 8.

The attack resulted in the administration server being locked, affecting every department, and communication disruptions that are still being worked on.

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