Mondelez Ransomware Attack

September 19, 2020


Mondelez International, owner of U.K. chocolate maker Cadbury, estimated the cost of the attack at just over $150 million in lost sales and incremental expenses. The company, whose sales, distribution and financial networks were impacted by the malware, expects the recovery process to continue into the second half of 2017.

Mondelez filed $100 million claim from Zurich Insurance, claiming permanent damage to 1,700 of its servers and 24,000 laptops, inflicted by NotPetya, plus the theft of thousands of user credentials, unfulfilled customer orders and other losses.

The NotPetya ransomware attack crippled computer systems of firms operating across the globe. Building Systems unit with over 1700 servers and 24,000 laptops rendered malfunctional.

Incident Date

September 27, 2017

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Threat Source

No threat source identified