$8 billion on staff and contractors, $4 billion on software/hardware, $2 billion on other measures.
TORONTO — What is nearly imperceptible, leaks important secrets and can keep Canada’s top bankers up at night? A cyberattack. It’s not a punch line but a seriously haunting prospect for those in the upper echelons of Canadian governments and…
The attack was spread mainly through a malicious update to M.E. Doc’s eponymous tax software program.
Hackers affiliated with Vladimir Putin’s regime suspected; no direct evidence tying Russia to the attack.
Outbreak paralyzed banks, government agencies and factories, including a Renault automotive factory.