P2021-ND-178

Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc.

On February 13, 2021, the Organization detected unusual activity on its systems. The Organization found that the unusual activity related to an attempt to encrypt certain systems by an unauthorised third party. The Organization?s preliminary findings indicated that the threat actor?s primary objective was to cause disruption to the Organization?s operations in order to extract a ransom. The Organization reported it has no reason to believe that any personal data relating to data subjects in Alberta has been made permanently unavailable or deleted and has no evidence to suggest that any personal data relating to Alberta residents has been misused. The Organization reported that multiple searches of the dark web tailored to look for any of the data involved in this incident have not found any such data.

File Type: pdf
Categories: 2021
Tags: Unauthorized access