INCIDENT: Eni, Italian Oil Giant, Suffers Cyberattack

Italian oil company Eni’s computer networks suffered a cyberattack – and a possible ransomware attack – but the company appeared to have caught it in time, officials said Wednesday.
Eni disclosed a security breach, threat actors gained access to its network, but according to the company the intrusion had minor consequences because it was quickly detected.
“The internal protection systems have detected unauthorized access to the corporate network in recent days,” a spokesperson for the company said.

Incident Date

August 31, 2022

Location

Italy

Estimated Cost

None at this time

Victims

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Hackers hit Italian oil company Eni’s computer networks
  • Italian Oil Giant Eni Hit In Cyberattack

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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