Reported: June 10 2020

Australian Ransomware Attack June 2020: Fisher & Paykel Appliances struck by Nefilim ransomware

Manufacturing and distribution facilities shut down.

Source: Fisher & Paykel Appliances struck by Nefilim ransomware | iTnews)
More reports from: iTnews.

Update 1st July 2020: Fisher & Paykel attackers release second lot of company documents on dark we | iTWire

Fisher & Paykel Appliances is the latest big brand name to be struck down by ransomware, shutting down its operations while it recovered following the attack.

The whitegoods manufacturer’s spokesperson Andrew Luxmoore confirmed the attack to iTnews, saying it took place early last week.

“We are currently working with third party experts to restore our systems and our ability to take and fulfil orders, as well as introducing additional security measures.”

Luxmoore said the attack impacted manufacturing and distribution at F&P Appliances, with its facilities shut down while dealing with the ransomware attack.

The ransomware used in the Fisher & Paykel attack was Nefilim.