P2018-ND-112

Westcorp Inc.

On June 23, 2017, the Organization?s IT department became aware of a cyberattack on its servers. The attack encrypted the network and compromised the functionality of the Organization?s systems, including its redundant backups. The attackers demanded ransom payment to unencrypt the affected files. On June 26, 2017, the virus was contained, email functionality restored, and telephone lines temporarily forwarded to alternate numbers. Restoring software functionality took more time.

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