French Cosmetics Factory at Standstill after Cyberattack

January 25, 2024

INCIDENT

A premiere European maker of cosmetic aerosols reported that Russian cybercriminals attacked their centralized servers in Germany, According to the company's general manager Ramdane Mansoura, production was shutdown for at least 13 days and 300 employees have been temporarily laid off. Costs are €250K per day of lost production.

Incident Date

April 27, 2023

Location

France

Estimated Cost

€3.25m - production shutdown 13+ days; 300 employees furloughed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified