Compromise of Canadian government departments
Date of report
  • February 2011
A threat actor compromised the computer networks of multiple government departments, which led the government to shut down internet access at the affected departments for almost two months.
Suspected victims
  • Treasury Board of Canada
  • Department of Finance
  • Defense Research and Development Canada
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown