Hackers are becoming deathlier in recent times and cyber warfare might become the biggest threat of the future. it is alleged that Russia had always used hackers to attack anyone who stands as a threat against them. Canada’s Global Affairs becomes a victim of these attacks.
This attack comes amid tensions over Ukraine; two days after the foreign affairs department of Canada warned that malware was being used to target Ukrainian organizations.
the government statement read:
“Critical services for Canadians through Global Affairs Canada are currently functioning. Some access to internet and internet-based services are not currently available as part of the mitigation measures and work is underway to restore them,”
The Department of Homeland Security listed some free services to help anyone protect themselves from ransomware attacks.