Chemical Company, Omnia Holdings, Suffered Cyber Attack

February 15, 2021


Chemical company, Omnia Holdings, suffered a cyber attack on its IT infrastructure, officials said.
Omnia Holding Limited is a holding company for a group of companies that produces and supplies fertilizer to the agricultural industry, explosives to the mining industry and industrial chemical products. The group’s operations are located in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The company is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)
The company said it was alerted to abnormal activity on its network on March 12 and specialist teams promptly began investigating the incident.

Incident Date

March 12, 2020


South Africa

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified