Australian Information Security Incident Reported: June 28 2017

Cyber attackers have targeted the Cadbury chocolate factory in Tasmania, demanding a ransom in bitcoin currency.

The Tasmanian Cadbury chocolate factory has been targeted by a ransomware attack which is affecting the company’s IT system.

Production at the company’s Claremont facility was halted when the computer system went down about 9:30pm on Tuesday in what was described as a “cyber attack”.

Source: Petya cyber attack: Cadbury chocolate factory in Tasmania hit by ransomware – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)