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Ransomware drops the Lillehammer on Norsk Hydro: Aluminium giant forced into manual mode after systems scrambled

PrivateCitizen
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Ransomware

I cant see any indication that this was a wormable version of ransomware, so if they have had 000s of devices infected (rather than just the fileshares between the devices encrypted) then it implies they've been hit by a massive phishing campaign, failed to filter their email and been hammered for it.

Realistically, if they'd met the almost joke-like standards of Cyber Essentials, they'd probably have been ok.

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