A cyber-attack on a Norwegian aluminium firm has price it at the least 300 million Norwegian kroner (£25.6m).
Hydro, which employs 35,000 folks in 40 international locations, was hit by malware final week.
The corporate stated it was slowly bringing affected methods again on-line however the “preliminary” price of the incident had been about 300-350 million kroner.
Most of these losses had been in its Extruded Options division, which makes aluminium facades, Hydro stated.
Total manufacturing on this division was down 20-30% and one in every of its enterprise items, which makes doorways and home windows, was “at a standstill”.
And machines usually mechanically managed by computer systems have been being operated manually at some factories.
Nonetheless, the corporate has gained reward from cyber-security consultants for its transparency.
Kevin Beaumont stated in an in depth weblog concerning the cyber-attack that Hydro had proven off “one of the best incident illustration response plan I’ve ever seen”.
And Dale Paterson, who advises industrial corporations on cyber-security points, praised Hydro’s newest replace as “great” for detailing the enterprise impression of the assault.