Experts On EDP Energy Giant Confirms Ragnar Locker Ransomware Attack

EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) confirmed a Ragnar Locker ransomware attack that affected its parent corporation’s systems, the Portuguese multinational energy giant Energias de Portugal (EDP).


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Kristen Poulos, VP & General Manager of Industrial Cybersecurity,  Tripwire
July 07, 2020
it appears the attack was contained to their Enterprise systems
Ransomware attacks are particularly concerning for companies with both heavy IT and OT footprints. In the case of EDP Renewables, it appears the attack was contained to their Enterprise systems and mainly confidential information regarding things like billing and contracts was targeted. Though that's a significant challenge in and of itself, if such attacks were to permeate into the OT space (due ....
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Jamie Akhtar, CEO and Co-founder,  CyberSmart
July 07, 2020
Companies do not exist on their own.
We are seeing a lot of breaches recently coming through weak links in the supply chain or under corporate umbrellas. It's important to be aware of the knock-on effects of poor cyber security. Companies do not exist on their own. They are part of a network of suppliers, customers, and individual employees. When one organisation, even a small one, fails to take their security seriously it can have i ....
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