Ransomware attack at Copper Mountain Mining Corp.

December 30, 2022


Copper Mountain Mining Corp. was the target of a ransomware attack on Dec. 27. The attack targeted the IT systems at its Copper Mountain Mine and corporate office. Copper Mountain said it implemented risk management systems, isolated operations, switched to manual processes, and preventatively shut down the mill "to determine the effect on its control system." "There have been no safety or environmental incidents as a result of the attack," the company said.

Incident Date

December 27, 2022



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