Aluminum Giant Norsk Hydro Hit by Ransomware

Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro hit by ransomware attackNorwegian metals and energy giant Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s biggest aluminum producers, has been hit by a ransomware attack that has impacted operations, forcing the company to resort to manual processes.

In a press conference on Tuesday, Norsk Hydro representatives revealed that the attack, which they described as extensive, started on Monday at around midnight, Norway time, when the company’s security team noticed some unusual activity on its global network. They said the ransomware is designed to encrypt files, but they have yet to determine exactly which malware family it belongs to.

Source: Securityweek Continue reading “Aluminum Giant Norsk Hydro Hit by Ransomware”

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