Incident: Freight forwarding firm Henning Harders hit by Windows ransomware | iTWire

Incident: Freight forwarding firm Henning Harders hit by Windows ransomware | iTWire

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: March 19 2020

Australian Ransomware Attack March 2020: Freight forwarding firm Henning Harders hit by Windows ransomware | iTWire

Source: Freight forwarding firm Henning Harders hit by Windows ransomware | iTWire
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Company Beach Notification: Henning Harders Client Information – Due to unusual activity on our systems we have engaged cyber security experts and commenced a thorough investigation of our IT systems.

Henning Harders “On Sunday 15 March we became aware of unusual activity on our systems which appears to be the result of a targeted and organised attack. We have now become aware that the cyber attacker has started to publish some client and employee information on an online forum controlled by it.”

Australian freight forwarding and logistics firm Henning Harders has been hit by Windows ransomware, with the company saying that customer data may have been accessed, but that there was no evidence to show such data had been misused.

Both Henning Harders Sydney and Melbourne offices have been listed by the people behind Maze as sites that were attacked.

Contacted for comment, a Henning Harders spokesperson told iTWire that the investigation into the incident was still underway.

In response to a specific query, the spokesperson said the Australian Cyber Security Centre had been informed about what had happened.

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