Operational Slowdown after Hack at French BBQ Manufacturer

January 30, 2024

INCIDENT

French BBQ manufacturer Somagic was infected over the weekend by MedusaLocker ransomware, halting production. Employees were surprised when they showed up at work on Monday morning only to discover all their IT systems were rendered unusable as all files were encrypted and left with a ".medusa" file extension.

Incident Date

September 18, 2023

Location

France

Estimated Cost

Data loss, computer system shut down, production significantly slowed down.

Victims

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source