INCIDENT: 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.

Incident Date

August 16, 2020

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • U.S. spirits and wine giant hit by cyberattack, 1TB of data stolen
  • Ransomware Hits Alcohol Beverage Maker

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