INCIDENT: Business Critical Systems Disrupted at Largest Library Content, Software and Services Provider.

Baker & Taylor confirmed being hit by ransomware. The world's largest global distributor of books to libraries revealed that disruptions to its business-critical systems would persist through the week while technical teams work on restoring impacted servers. Currently, there is no information on what ransomware group or affiliate is behind the attack. Based on the company's statement that it's working on restoring affected servers, it's safe to say that Baker & Taylor will not pay the ransom demand, reports Bleepingcomputer.

Incident Date

August 23, 2022

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

unknown at this time

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Major U.S. library service confirms ransomware attack, struggling to restore affected systems
  • Leading library services firm Baker & Taylor hit by ransomware

Impacts

IT

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