City of Toronto is among Clop ransomware gang’s latest victims hit in the ongoing GoAnywhere hacking spree.
The Clop ransomware gang has hit City of Toronto in its ongoing attacks targeting organizatiosn running the vulnerable GoAnywhere file transfer utility.
“On March 20, the City became aware of potential unauthorized access to City data,” a City of Toronto spokesperson told BleepingComputer.
“Today, the City of Toronto has confirmed that unauthorized access to City data did occur through a third party vendor. The access is limited to files that were unable to be processed through the third party secure file transfer system.”
“The City of Toronto is committed to protecting the privacy and security of Torontonians whose information is in its care and control and successfully wards off cyber attacks on a daily basis.”
“Understanding what data may have been compromised and contacting anyone potentially affected has been our top priority. We can reassure our current members and levy payers that none of their data has been involved in the breach.”