INCIDENT: Household Products Giant Reckitt Benckiser Attacked by NotPetya

Household products giant Reckitt Benckiser has said last month's malware cyber-attack could lead to a permanent loss of revenue. The attack disrupted manufacturing and ordering systems at the company, whose products include Nurofen and Dettol. Although it had "largely contained" the attack, Reckitt said the disruption meant like-for-like revenue growth in the second quarter would be down 2%. It also said it expected to lose "some further revenue permanently"

Incident Date

June 27, 2017

Estimated Cost

unknown at this time

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Reckitt Benckiser warns of permanent sales hit from cyber-attack

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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