Government Servers Under Attack says Report
Prince George, B.C.- According to a report on CKNW in Vancouver, several Federal Government computer servers are under a “cyber attack”.
The report says Treasury Board President Tony Clement has confirmed that several Government websites have crashed, including Environment Canada, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Shared Services. He has advised that until full service is restored, the public should use 1-800-OCanada.
The Government’s Acting Chief Information Officer, Dave Adamson has issued a brief note, confirming the attack “On June 17, Government of Canada websites were affected by a denial of service attack, impacting e-mail, internet access and information technology assets. We are working on restoring services as soon as possible. We continue to be vigilant in monitoring any potential vulnerabilities.”