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Ransomware Attacks Skyrocketed in Q1: Beazley

Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services team, which reported a 105% increase in the number of ransomware attack notifications against clients compared to Q1 2018. In Q1 2019, the …

Norsk Hydro Cyber Attack Cost It Nearly $52M in First Quarter

Norsk Hydro said the March cyber attack that paralyzed its computer networks would cost the aluminum maker up to 450 million Norwegian crowns ($52 million) in the first quarter. The Oslo-based firm, one of the world’s largest producers of the …

When Cyber Attack Hit Norsk Hydro, It Was Already Handling a Major Upheaval: RMS

When Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, was hit by a major cyber attack in the early hours of March 19, it was already undergoing a major upheaval: just the day before the attack, the company’s long-standing …

Norsk Hydro Returns Major Production Division to 60% of Capacity After Cyber Attack

Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, said on Monday one of its major divisions was back up to 60 percent of capacity after a cyber attack earlier in March. The cyber attack forced the company to shut …

Cyber Insurance Specialist, CFC, Comments on Lessons of Norsk Hydro Cyber Attack

Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, is still struggling to return to full production, after a ransomware attack shut down its operations on Monday. “We are continuing to make progress towards a resolution, but the situation remains …

Norsk Hydro Unit Begins Operating at 50% of Capacity After Cyber Attack

Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, said a key unit is operating at only 50 percent of capacity following a cyber attack on the company this week. “Extruded Solutions is working hard to enable further restarts during …

Norsk Hydro Using Backup Servers to Restore Systems After Ransomware Attack

Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, has made some progress restoring operations but is not yet back to normal after it was hit by a ransomware cyber attack, the company said on Wednesday. After the attack late …

Norsk Hydro Cyber Attack Exposes Risks of Global Supply Chain Disruptions

The ransomware attack crippling one of the world’s top aluminum makers is exposing how crucial sophisticated digital systems have become in the centuries-old industry of turning mined rock into metal products. Following a “severe” cyber-attack on Norsk Hydro ASA’s operations …

Ransomware Attack on Aluminium Producer Norsk Hydro Is Similar to Other Breaches

Norsk Hydro ASA confirmed that a ransomware attack was behind production outages across the aluminum producer’s operations in Europe and the U.S. The perpetrators are still unknown but the work is similar to other recent breaches. The Norwegian company, one …

Update: Cyber Attack at Aluminium Producer Norsk Hydro Causes Production Outages

Norsk Hydro ASA, one of the world’s biggest aluminum producers, suffered production outages after a cyber attack affected operations across Europe and the U.S. The company said it was still working to contain the effects of the ransomware, a kind …