Experts Analysis Of Logistics Giant Toll Group Shut Systems Down Due To Cyber Incident

Freight giant Toll Group has shut down “a number” of IT systems due to a “cyber security incident”, with customers reporting shipment tracking is down and drivers are reverting to manual receipts. Toll said in a brief statement on its website late Friday last week that “as a precautionary measure, Toll has made the decision to shut down a number of systems in response to a suspected cyber security incident.”


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Javvad Malik, Security Awareness Advocate,  KnowBe4
February 04, 2020
If it is ransomware, this could be bad news for the company.
Details are slim at the moment as to what the cause of the incident is. But judging from the fact that Toll has shut down many systems and reverted some processes to manual, ransomware could be a likely culprit. If it is ransomware, this could be bad news for the company. We've seen cyber criminals get more and more cunning with their ransomware infections. No longer are they just satisfied with ....
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