February 24, 2021: Major Airlines Affected in Massive Supply Chain Attack at Technology Giant SITA.
SITA, an airline technology and communication provider that operates passenger processing systems for airlines, was the victim of a cyber-attack involving passenger data. SITA serves 90% of the world's airlines and disclosed that among the airlines affected were various major airlines including Air India, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Jeju Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific.
Singapore Airlines reported that 580,000 of its frequent flyer members were compromised in the attack and Air India estimated that personal data relating to 4.5 million of its passengers was stolen.
August 1, 2022: Entire System of Global Energy Provider ista International Hacked in Two Days
ista International GmbH announced a cyber attack on its website. All affected IT systems were initially taken offline, resulting in various functions and services being unavailable. The company’s customer portal and email functionality are switched off. ista asks to refrain from contacting them. “We will inform them immediately via our website when the contact options are available again .. you will temporarily be limited or unable to use certain functions and services."
ista describes the company: "..we already have 400,000 gateways in use for our customers that link over 25 million connected devices to each other". Daixin Team states they went through one of those gateways and took control of the entire system in two days.
ista International takes care of about 30 million networked devices in 22 countries in the field of sub-metering.
August 23, 2022: Global Airline Technology Provider Accelya Hacked by AlphV/Black Cat.
Accelya, a technology provider for many of the world’s largest airlines, said it recently dealt with a ransomware attack impacting some of its systems.
Accelya provides services to Delta, British Airways, JetBlue, United, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines and many more. The company confirmed Tuesday that company data was posted on a ransomware leak site. The AlphV/Black Cat ransomware group published data it allegedly stole from Accelya last Thursday. The group claimed to have stolen emails, worker contracts and more.
June 27, 2017: Nivea’s parent company, Beiersdorf, Target of NotPetya Attack
German skin care company Beiersdorf said it was a "target" of the cyberattack, which affected its IT and telephone systems. The firm's headquarters in Hamburg, as well as its affiliates around the world, were affected. While Beiersdorf expects sales worth roughly €35 million ($41 million) to be shifted from the second quarter to the third, the company does not expect a material impact on its profits for this year.
June 27, 2017: Saint-Gobain, a Major European Building Supply Maker Suffers NotPetya Cyberattack
French construction giant Saint-Gobain said Thursday, July 13, that it had restored all systems affected by the start of the week after the attack. The company said the attack led to downtime of IT systems and supply chain disruptions and claimed that no personal data had been lost. The NotPetya attack has had a negative impact of €220 million ($258 million) on sales and €65 million ($76 million) on operating income in the first half of 2017. Until the end of the year, total losses are expected to rise to €330 million ($387 million).
June 27, 2017: FedEx TNT Global Operations Disrupted by NotPetya Attack
Operations of FedEx's TNT Express unit in Europe were disrupted by the attack and the company previously warned that the financial cost of the incident was likely to be significant. While no data breach or data loss occurred as a result of Petya, the company previously warned that it may not be able to recover all of the systems affected by the cyber attack. "Most TNT Express services resumed during the quarter and substantially all TNT Express critical operational systems have been restored. However, TNT Express volume, revenue and profit still remain below previous levels," the company said.
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.