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August 16, 2020: Brown-Forman Cyber Attack

Brown-Forman, a manufacturer of alcoholic beverages including Jack Daniel’s and Finlandia, said it was hit by a cyber-attack in which some information, including employee data, may have been impacted. The threat actors managed to copy 1TB of confidential data which they had decided to sell to the highest bidder the most important info and leak the rest. The data stolen includes confidential information about employees, company agreements, contracts, financial statements, and internal correspondence. Louisville, KY.

June 9, 2020: Honda Manufacturing Attack

A ransomware attack took down portions of Honda Motor Co. this week, locking up systems and halting vital manufacturing operations in several countries.

January 20, 2020: Railworks Data Breach

Data Breach exposed various forms of personally identifiable information (PII) – names, addresses, driver’s license numbers, government-issued IDs, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and dates of hire/termination and/or retirement. Those affected include both past and present employees, independent contractors, as well as their beneficiaries and dependents.

March 12, 2019: Hexion/Momentive Global IT Outage

The incident caused a global IT outage that forced the company to order hundreds of new computers and give some employees new email accounts as their old ones had become inaccessible.

March 5, 2019: sPower CyberAttack

The cyberattack briefly cut off communications between sPower’s control centers and a dozen remote wind and solar farms that served as its power generation stations. Lara Hamsher, government relations and communications manager at sPower, provided the following statement: “sPower is a generator owner and generator operator of wind and solar generation assets that are operated from a 24/7/365 control center in Salt Lake City, Utah. On March 5, 2019 sPower’s Control Center observed a brief (five minutes or less) communication interruptions between the control center and 12 generation sites. These interruptions had no impact to generation and did not cause electrical system separation. After investigation and in accordance with sPower’s commitment to continuous improvement, processes and systems were improved to help ensure as much uptime as possible.”

September 7, 2018: Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Private information of Roadrunner employees was stolen. Started as a Phishing attack. Ransom was not paid and company recovered on its own.

July 24, 2018: China Ocean Shipping Company Terminal Maritime Incident

COSCO Shipping Lines confirmed that it has been hit by a cyber attack impacting its internet connection within its offices in America.

March 5, 2020: EVRAZ Infection

The infection paralyzed the North American branches of the company, primarily affecting steel production plants across Canada and the US.

September 25, 2018: Port of San Diego Maritime Event

The Barcelona cyber-attack was followed by another one this week, this time against the Port of San Diego, a medium-sized cargo port on the US west coast.

"Port employees are currently at work but have limited functionality, which may have temporary impacts on service to the public, especially in the areas of park permits, public records requests, and business services," said Randa Coniglio, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of San Diego in a statement released a day after the attack.

July 9, 2019: Attack on deep-draft vessel bound for the Port of New York

Deep draft vessel bound for the Port of New York

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