Ottawa man charged with cybercrimes including attack on state of Alaska in 2018 | FULL

The FBI, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the RCMP’s National Cybercrime Coordination Unit announced Tuesday that they’ve charged 31-year-old Matthew Philbert of Ottawa with various cybercrimes, which included Ransomware and Malware attacks that also damaged a state of Alaska computer in 2018.

The announcement comes after a 23-month investigation into Canadian-based ransomware attacks on business, government and private personal data systems across North America.

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