INCIDENT: French Boat Maker, Beneteau, Hit By Cyberattack

French boat manufacturer Beneteau SA suffered a cyberattack which is now resulting in the company slowing down or stopping some of its production. The company first noticed the attack, which it is calling a malware intrusion, during the night of Feb. 18 to Feb. 19. The company quickly disconnected its information systems to prevent a further spread.

May '21 update on consequences of cyber attack:
3-4 weeks production shutdown at several plants; OT systems such as numerical control machines impaired; "Almost all of the year's growth evaporated in this ordeal"

Incident Date

February 18, 2021

Location

France

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Beneteau: “2021 growth almost evaporated in cyber attack”
  • Groupe Beneteau Hacked
  • French Boat Maker Hit By Cyberattack

Impacts

OT

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