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Government of Nunavut has Confirmed Data Recovery from its Computer Systems After Ransomware Attack

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The Government of Nunavut has announced that data from its computer systems have been recovered. Earlier a ransomware attack had shut down most of the government’s workstations and servers. This is good news because the government’s computers were inaccessible since the November 2 cyberattack. After the data recovery of the computer systems, now voicemail for territorial government offices is working again smoothly. The most recent backups of the computer systems are from October 31.

The government of Nunavut has said in a statement on November 12 that information division is working continuously with departmental IT teams to restore the recovered data and bring all the systems back online. The government has also said that it will give priority to data restoration for the department of Health, Family Services, Education, Justice, and Finance. The computer systems of the government were attacked with powerful ransomware that blocked access to the computer systems by encrypting their data.

Cyber attackers were asking to pay a ransom to unlock the data. In this case, the ransomware encrypted the individual files across the government’s servers and workstation. And to recover that, government used various alternatives like R-Undelete to restore the lost data on the computer system after a ransomware attack was healed.

The government collected and reformatted all the computers and returned them within 24 hours. A reconfiguring process was carried out on all the desktop computers. They are now labeled and categorized. How many computer systems were affected by ransomware attacks is not confirmed yet. Community and Government Services Department are working on a solution to find optimal recovery time.

From television to the internet platform, Jonathan switched his journey in digital media with Bigtime Daily. He served as a journalist for popular news channels and currently contributes his experience for Bigtime Daily by writing about the tech domain.

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Crypto Face Explains “shitcoin”

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Today, progressively more people invest their money into digital assets called shitcoins. The term ‘Shitcoin’ is popularly used to describe crypto tokens that lack value or real world application yet still offer huge growth potential. Shitcoins could be from any sector of crypto from AI projects to meme tokens. 

“Shitcoins” might not be the most enticing term, but within the realm of digital currencies, it denotes lesser-known, frequently overlooked cryptos that could present unexpected investing opportunities.

With meme coins like DOGE, PEPE, and BONK now taking up 10% of the total altcoin marketcap, it’s clear that the rise of the shitcoin is upon us in 2024. As the average person struggles more and more financially, their attitude towards gambling and risk-on investing increases. It’s yet to be seen whether this phenomenon is a byproduct of the world economy reaching its final stages of the “everything bubble” or if it is here to stay. 

The rise of shitcoin investing is not only proof of trying economic times but the start of a new conversation about “what is money?”. The world of finance was traditionally a white collar industry for seasoned market professionals, but if our leaders continue to treat the financial system as one big joke, it is no surprise that market participants respond in kind. 

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