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Ireland – Ardagh Group

Exploit: Ransomware

Ardagh Group: Packaging Manufacturer

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Risk to Business: 1.699 = Severe

Glass and metal packaging giant Ardagh Group was snarled in a suspected ransomware attack. The company said that metal and glass packaging facilities remained operational, but the attack has caused shipping delays and interruptions. Investigation and remediation are underway, and the company expects to have everything back online by the end of the month.

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: Make sure your clients are taking every possible precaution against ransomware because 61% of organizations worldwide experienced a damaging ransomware incident in 2020.