Hackers Attacked Saskatchewan Government Computers During Potash Bid

- December 2nd, 2011

Vancouver Sun reported that hackers tried to get insider information during the defunct takeover bid for Potash Corp. (NYSE:POT).

Vancouver Sun reported that hackers tried to get insider information during the defunct takeover bid for Potash Corp. (NYSE:POT).

As quoted in the market news:

The provincial Information Technology Office said Thursday that an unsuccessful attack was made on government computers during BHP Billiton’s takeover bid of PotashCorp. last year. The attempt mirrored an attack on federal governments computers in early 2011 that aimed to get information about the Saskatchewan potash industry.

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