Largest EU copper producer Aurubis suffers cyberattack, IT outage

German copper producer Aurubis has announced that it suffered a cyberattack that forced it to shut down IT systems to prevent the attack’s spread.

Aurubis is Europe’s largest copper producer and the second largest in the world, with 6,900 employees worldwide, and produces one million tonnes of copper cathodes yearly.

In an announcement published on their website, Aurubis says they shut down various systems at their locations but that it has not impacted production.

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Source: Bleeping Computer