Which companies were affected by a cyberattack in 2021?

#Date of cyberattackCityCompany
1February 2021Montreal QCQuébecAircraft manufacturer
2March 2021Guelph ONOntarioHealthcare organization
3April 27, 2021Whistler BCBritish ColumbiaMunicipality
4June 2021Kingston, OntarioMedical care
5July 2021Longueuil QCQuébecConsumer electronics provider
63 September 2021GatineauQuebecTransit company
7September 2021CalgaryAlbertaCharity
8September 16, 2021Terrebonne QCQuébec
9September 2021ThoroldOntarioBooks
10September 2021CalgaryAlbertaReal estate company
113 October 2021Trois-RivièresQuébecSeconday school
1218 October 2021Ottawa ONOntarioSchool board
13October 20, 2021Kemptville ONOntarioHospital
14October 25, 2021Clarence-Rockland ONOntarioCity administration
15October 28, 2021Toronto ONOntarioPublic transport agency
16October 30, 2021St. John's NLNewfoundland and LabradorHealth care system
1714 November 2021Ottawa ONOntarioHospital
18December 2021Ottawa ONOntarioGovernment authority
197 December 2021SaskatoonSaskatchewanAirport Authority
207 December 2021MontrealQuébecTourism agency
2112 December 2021TorontoOntarioPropane gas supplier
22December? 2021Edmonton ABAlbertaConstruction equipment supplier
2321 December 2021ArnpriorOntarioHospital
24December 24, 2021Regina SKSaskatchewanAlcohol regulatory authority
Cyber attacks & ransomware Canada in the 2nd half 2021
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Details, examples and sources

Flag CanadaFebruary 2021
Data breach at Canadian aircraft manufacturer
Bombardier - Montreal, Québec
Through a vulnerability in file transfer software.
Flag CanadaApril 27, 2021
Ransomware at the Municipality of Whistler, British Columbia
Whistler, British Columbia
The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is located 78 miles north of Vancover and has about 12,000 inhabitants. It became the victim of a ransomware attack.
Flag CanadaJuly 2021
Canadian consumer electronics provider hit by ransomware
D-BOX Technologies - Longueuil, Québec
D-Box Technologies has its headquarters near Montreal in the province of Québec. Numerous systems are affected by the ransomware, and business operations are expected to be significantly disrupted for several days.
Flag Canada3 September 2021
Cyberattack on transit company in Quebec, Canada
Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO) - Gatineau, Quebec
Flag Canada21 December 2021
Cyber attack on a hospital in Canada
Arnprior Regional Health - Arnprior, Ontario

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