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France – Laurent Perrier

Exploit: Ransomware

Laurent Perrier: Champagne Maker

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Risk to Business: 2.217 = Severe

French Champagne giant Laurent Perrier had fallen victim to ransomware. The company is beginning investigation and recovery, but some IT systems are still offline, impacting production and delivery. The French champagne house is the main company of the Laurent-Perrier Group, whose other flagship brands include the houses of Salon, De Castellane and D.

Individual Impact: No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as compromised in this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Cybercriminals love ransomware because it is easy and profitable. Companies need to pay close attention to ransomware trends to stay out of their clutches.