What happened and when?
The zoo said it detected the cyberattack on Sunday morning and immediately took steps to contain it and protect its data. The zoo did not disclose the nature or extent of the attack, or whether any data was compromised or stolen. The zoo said it is still assessing the impact of the attack and will provide updates as they become available.
The zoo said it has notified the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, the Toronto Police Service, and other relevant authorities about the incident. The zoo also said it is cooperating with the ongoing investigation and will take appropriate actions to prevent future attacks.
How did the cyberattack affect the zoo?
The zoo said the cyberattack did not affect its operations, website, or animal care. The zoo remains open to the public and all its exhibits, attractions, and programs are running as usual. The zoo said it has implemented additional security measures to ensure the safety of its visitors, staff, and animals.
The zoo said the cyberattack only affected some of its internal systems, such as email and payroll. The zoo said it is working to restore these systems as soon as possible and minimize any inconvenience to its employees and partners. The zoo said it will provide support and assistance to anyone who may be affected by the cyberattack.
Why did the cyberattack happen and who is behind it?
The zoo said it does not know the motive or the identity of the attackers. The zoo said it is working with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement to find out more about the cyberattack and who is responsible for it. The zoo said it will pursue all legal avenues to hold the attackers accountable and seek justice.
The zoo said it is not the only public organization in Ontario that has been targeted by cyberattacks in recent months. The zoo said it is aware of the growing threat of cyberattacks and the need to enhance its cybersecurity. The zoo said it has invested in its cybersecurity infrastructure and training and will continue to do so.
What can the public do to help the zoo?
The zoo said it appreciates the public’s support and understanding during this challenging time. The zoo said it is grateful for the loyalty and trust of its visitors, members, donors, sponsors, and partners. The zoo said it is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone who visits the zoo.
The zoo said the public can help the zoo by continuing to visit the zoo and support its conservation and education efforts. The zoo said the public can also help by reporting any suspicious or unusual activity or communication related to the zoo or its online platforms. The zoo said the public can contact the zoo at 416-392-5900 or email@example.com if they have any questions or concerns.