• +31 320 760020
  • support@yokdata.com

EDP energy giant confirms Ragnar Locker ransomware attack

Posted on Jul 8, 2020
EDP energy giant confirms Ragnar Locker ransomware attack

EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) confirmed a Ragnar Locker ransomware attack that affected its parent corporation's systems, the Portuguese multinational energy giant Energias de Portugal (EDP).

EDP Group's activities are focused on electric power generation and distribution, as well as on the information technology industry sectors.

At the moment, it has over 11,500 employees, delivers energy to over 11 million customers, and is the world's 4th largest producer of wind energy and one of the largest energy sector operators (both gas and electricity) in Europe.

Ragnar Locker ransomware attack confirmed"On April 13, 2020, EDPR NA’s parent corporation experienced a ransomware attack on its information systems," EDPR NA's Chief Executive Officer Miguel Angel Prado says in a breach notification letter (1, 2) sent to customers.

Full article on https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/edp-energy-giant-confirms-ragnar-locker-ransomware-attack/

#ransomware #hacker #yokdata #security #privacy