Food & Beverage

January 1, 1999: Virus Infection On DCS

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 1997: Wrong Code Downloaded to PLC Causes Plant to Shutdown

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 1997: New Serial Communications Line Disrupts Network

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

February 26, 2021: World’s leading dairy group Lactalis hit by cyberattack

Lactalis, the world's leading dairy group, has disclosed a cyberattack after unknown threat actors have breached some of the company's systems.

March 11, 2021: Major Brewer, Molson Coors, Hit By Cyberattack

On March 11, 2021, Molson Coors Beverage Company (the “Company”) announced that it experienced a systems outage that was caused by a cybersecurity incident. The Company has engaged leading forensic information technology firms and legal counsel to assist the Company’s investigation into the incident and the Company is working around the clock to get its systems back up as quickly as possible.
lthough the Company is actively managing this cybersecurity incident, it has caused and may continue to cause a delay or disruption to parts of the Company’s business, including its brewery operations, production, and shipments.

February 25, 2021: JFC International Ransomware Attack

JFC International (Europe) was recently subject to a ransomware attack that briefly disrupted its IT systems. A full forensic investigation by in- house specialists together with external cyber experts was immediately started and is underway.

June 9, 2020: Aussie Brewer, Lion, Production Hit After Ransomware Attack

One week after an Australian beverages company Lion ended up hit by a ransomware attack, production continues to suffer.
Lion, a maker of beers and other beverages, suffered a ransomware attack last Monday which shut down their IT systems, causing some disruption to our suppliers and customers.
“Our investigations have shown that a partial IT system outage at Lion is a result of a ransomware attack,” the company said on its web site June 15. “In response, we immediately shut down key systems as a precaution. Our IT teams and expert cyber advisors have continued working throughout the weekend to investigate this incident, working to bring systems back online safely.

November 19, 2020: Advantech Hit By Ransomware

Ransomware attack hit Taiwan-based Advantech Co. in November, 2020 and the hackers sought 750 bitcoin or $13.8 million in exchange for the decryption key.

August 16, 2020: Brown-Forman Cyber Attack

Brown-Forman, a manufacturer of alcoholic beverages including Jack Daniel’s and Finlandia, said it was hit by a cyber-attack in which some information, including employee data, may have been impacted. The threat actors managed to copy 1TB of confidential data which they had decided to sell to the highest bidder the most important info and leak the rest. The data stolen includes confidential information about employees, company agreements, contracts, financial statements, and internal correspondence. Louisville, KY.

September 27, 2017: Mondelez Ransomware Attack

Building Systems unit with over 1700 servers and 24,000 laptops rendered malfunctional. Mondelez files $100 million claim from Zurich Insurance

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