August 11, 2021: Accenture Back Up After Ransomware Attack Report
Accenture said it has fully restored certain affected systems, after a hacker group attacked the consulting firm using LockBit ransomware and threatened to release the data in several hours.
“Through our security controls and protocols, we identified irregular activity in one of our environments. We immediately contained the matter and isolated the affected servers,” Accenture said in a Wednesday statement. “We fully restored our affected systems from backup, and there was no impact on Accenture’s operations, or on our clients’ systems.”
July 2, 2021: Supply Chain Attack Guidance Released
While the supply-chain ransomware attack Friday leveraging a vulnerability in Kaseya VSA software against multiple managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers remains under investigation, small- to midsize manufacturing companies could feel the impact.
March 16, 2021: Shell A Victim In Accellion Incident
Shell is the latest company to fall victim in a data security incident involving Accellion’s File Transfer Appliance (FTA). Like other companies within the manufacturing automation sector, Shell said in an advisory it published March 16 it uses the FTA appliance to securely transfer large data files.
February 26, 2021: World’s leading dairy group Lactalis hit by cyberattack
Lactalis, the world's leading dairy group, has disclosed a cyberattack after unknown threat actors have breached some of the company's systems.
June 1, 2020: Winnti attack on Marriott
Consequences not disclosed. ARD, a public broadcaster reported that company had been attacked by a group associated with Chinese government with malware which allows attackers to access victims network remotely.
October 1, 2020: Global Transportation company has multiple servers and intranet taken down by attack
A number of IMO web-based services were unavailable and the breach affected its public website and internal systems. Spokesperson stated their website and intranet had been disabled by a sophisticated cyber-attack and its IT specialists had shut down key systems to prevent further damage.
Ransomware affected some servers in Geneva as well as some machines on the container vessels. Official website was down for numerous days disrupting the self service tools for making and managing bookings of MSC ships.
June 19, 2020: Winnti attack on Covestro
Not disclosed. Covestro discovered Winnti on multiple systems in June of 2019.but believes it was present on the systems since 2018
November 24, 2020: OT Networking, Security Supplier, Belden, Attacked
Belden Inc., a supplier of specialty networking solutions and cybersecurity products, is investigating the cause of a cyberattack that led to unauthorized access and copying of some current and former employee data, as well as limited company information regarding some business partners.
Belden IT professionals detected unusual activity involving certain company servers, the company said in a release. Upon detection, the company immediately activated its cybersecurity incident response plan, deployed teams of internal IT specialists, and engaged leading third-party cybersecurity forensic experts and other advisors to identify and mitigate the impact of this incident.
December 8, 2020: FireEye Hit by Cyber Attack
FireEye said its own systems ended up attacked by what it called “a nation with top-tier offensive capabilities.”
The FireEye breach ended up disclosed in a blog post authored by Chief Executive Kevin Mandia. The post said “red team tools” were stolen as part of a highly sophisticated, likely “nation-state” hacking operation. It is not clear exactly when the hack initially took place.