INCIDENT: Nivea’s parent company, Beiersdorf, Target of NotPetya Attack

German skin care company Beiersdorf said it was a "target" of the cyberattack, which affected its IT and telephone systems. The firm's headquarters in Hamburg, as well as its affiliates around the world, were affected. While Beiersdorf expects sales worth roughly €35 million ($41 million) to be shifted from the second quarter to the third, the company does not expect a material impact on its profits for this year.

Incident Date

June 27, 2017

Location

Germany
Global

Estimated Cost

Financial results show minimal impact

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Nivea’s parent company shrugs off cyber-attack
  • Beiersdorf says global cyber attack hits IT, phone systems

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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