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Canon ransomware attack update

  • Bank Info Security magazine published article with update on recent event
  • According to Emsisoft Security, the Maze ransomware group has posted on its Dark Web website some of the data is claims it stole from Canon USA
  • Claims it posted only 5%, or 2.5GB of the data it now has possession of, and is threatening to post most of the data if Canon does not pay ransom
  • Apparently Canon disclosed on 8/6/20 that it was struck by the ransomware, and has now invested in cyber incident protocols, end point threat detection and response tools
  • The attack also took down many of Canon’s websites, some of which are still not operable according to article
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