INCIDENT: Chemical Company, Omnia Holdings, Suffered Cyber Attack

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

Location

South Africa

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • JSE company Omnia hit by cyber attack
  • Chemical Group Suffers Cyber Attack

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