INCIDENT: EU Packaging Maker, Ardagh Group Hit By Cyberattack

European glass and metal packaging manufacturer Ardagh Group shut down some of its systems as a precautionary measure after the company suffered from a cyberattack, officials said Monday.
In an effort to deal with the attack, the Dublin-Ireland-based company said it initiated defense and containment procedures, and was working with external security experts to deal with the incident.
“We are progressively bringing key systems back online securely, in a phased manner. This is proceeding according to plan and is expected to be substantially achieved by the end of this month,” Ardagh said in a statement.

Incident Date

May 17, 2021



Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.


Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified


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  • EU Packaging Maker Hit By Cyberattack


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