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Huntsville in chaos after cyber attack over the weekend

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TLDR:

  • The Town of Huntsville experienced a cyber attack over the weekend but has no evidence of sensitive data being compromised.
  • Town services have been impacted, with some cancellations and closures, but updates will be provided regularly.

The Town of Huntsville is currently dealing with the aftermath of a cyber attack that occurred over the weekend. They have initiated an incident response protocol and are working with cybersecurity specialists to investigate the incident. While there is no evidence of sensitive data compromise at this time, some systems and online services have been impacted, leading to closures and cancellations in town facilities and programming.

As a precautionary measure, the Town has closed Town Hall to the public and canceled upcoming committee and council meetings. The Library has reopened to the public with available programs, while the Canada Summit Centre remains open for camp and town programming. Customer service representatives are available by phone for inquiries.

The Town of Huntsville is committed to transparency and will provide regular updates on the incident and its impact on town services. Residents can stay informed by following the Town’s newsfeed on their website and social media platforms.

While the investigation is ongoing, the community is thanked for their patience as the Town works to resolve the cyber attack and ensure the security of their systems.


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