Being prepared reduces the risk and minimizes the impact of a cyber attack.
Investigation is looking at how the attack was able to infiltrate the system so completely.
Norsk Hydro’s plants in Europe and the US were isolated and switched to manual operations.
BMO and CIBC-owned Simplii were apparently targeted.
Today’s just-in-time manufacturing sector is climbing toward the top of hackers’ hit lists.
Ransoms have ranged from $1,000 to $50,000.
Hacker software extorts money from computer and smartphone users.