Updated: May 22, 2017
Early the morning of May 12, 2017, organizations began reporting a widely spreading ransomware infection. While the initial infections begin with phishing emails, the malware also is capable of spreading by hunting for vulnerable machines within a network. Within a few hours, over 45,000 infections were reported in over 30 countries.
Ceridian has been monitoring the spread and behavior of this malware to ensure we can appropriately protect against infection. We have taken several precautions including:
At present, Ceridian is not aware of any infections within our network. Ceridian technical teams continue to closely monitor our network.