Ransomware attack halts production at IoT maker Sierra Wireless

A multinational manufacturer of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has halted production after falling victim to a ransomware attack.

Canadian IoT maker Sierra Wireless says it suffered a ransomware attack against its internal IT systems on March 20, which has led to production being halted at its manufacturing sites. Internal operations have also been disrupted by the attack and at the time of writing, the company website is down, stating that it’s “under maintenance”.

The company says the impact of the attack is limited to internal Sierra Wireless systems and customer-facing products haven’t been affected by the incident because the networks of internal IT systems and services designed for customers are separated.

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Source: ZDNet