Another manufacturer falls victim to ransomware | CyberNews | April 2021

sierra wireless

Sierra Wireless is a Canadian wireless communications equipment company, specializing in IoT. It suffered a ransomware attack in March which led to severe impact on its production environment. The ransomware name or cause of attack haven’t been disclosed. They are currently working with cybersecurity companies like KPMG, Blake, Graydon LLP and Cassels to analyze the incident, harden the system and find the malicious actors responsible.

For now, it has recovered the production environment and is working towards fixing internal networks. The impact was limited due to proper network segregation, hence customer section was safe and only affected one were company’s systems. Due to this, no patches or security updates are needed for its customer products.