INCIDENT: Nikkei’s Singapore Publishing Unit Hit by Ransomware

Publishing giant Nikkei disclosed that the group's headquarters in Singapore was hit by a ransomware attack almost one week ago, on May 13, 2022.
"Unauthorized access to the server was first detected on May 13, prompting an internal probe," the company revealed in a press release published on Thursday.
"The affected server likely contained customer data, and Nikkei is currently in the process of determining the nature and scope of the attack," Nikkei added.

Incident Date

May 13, 2022

Location

Singapore

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time.

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Media giant Nikkei’s Asian unit hit by ransomware attack

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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