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New Zealand Privacy Commissioner Says They Are Investigating Mercury IT Ransomware Attack

Updated on 2022-12-07: New Zealand Privacy Commissioner Says They Are Investigating Mercury IT Ransomware Attack

New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner has issued a statement about a recent ransomware attack against Mercury IT, which “provides a wide range of IT services to customers” throughout the country. The incident affected systems at multiple government agencies across New Zealand.

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Updated on 2022-12-06

The New Zealand government confirmed suffering a ransomware attack on its managed service provider, Mercury IT, which impacted businesses and public authorities. Read more: New Zealand Government Hit by Ransomware Attack on IT Provider

Overview: Mercury IT ransomware incident

The New Zealand government said that a ransomware attack on Mercury IT, a major local MSP, has impacted the services of several private and public institutions. The attack took place last week on November 30. According to the NZ Herald, the incident has impacted and compromised the data of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Health, the NZ National Nurses Association, health insurer Accuro, and private industry group BusinessNZ. Read more: Ransomware attacks: Privacy Commissioner plans investigation as Justice, Health hit

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