INCIDENT: Ransomware Hits Vancouver’s TransLink

TransLink December 1 said certain issues were affecting its phones, online services and payment systems. It later it had suffered a ransomware attack and those responsible for the infection had used its printers to deliver their ransom note, according to a report with Tripwire. Officials also believe the attack started via a phishing email.

Incident Date

December 1, 2020

Location

Canada

Estimated Cost

Unknown

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Egregor Ransomware Strikes Metro Vancouver’s TransLink
  • Ransomware Hits Vancouver’s TransLink

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