Australian Information Security Incident Reported: June 09, 2020

Cyber attack halts Lion production of milk and beer

Attack disrupted manufacturing and knocked out its internal IT systems

Company Statement: Lion Cyber incident update 12 June 2020
Source: Cyber attack halts Lion production of milk and beer | ABC News (Australia)
More reports from: ABC News (Australia).

Update 26 June 2020: Lion gets breweries up and running following ransomware attack | ZDNet. “Just to give you an idea about how long it takes to get services back” – SK

Dairy processor and drink manufacturer Lion has confirmed it has been forced to shut down production after being hit by a cyber attack

The company is working to measure the impact of the attack but has admitted it is affecting customers, suppliers and the whole supply chain, according to a statement released on the company website.

“We immediately shut down all our systems as a precaution, and we have continued to work with cyber experts to determine how much longer our systems will be impacted.”