The victim, renowned for its production of luxury catamarans and sailing vessels and contributing significantly to the boating industry, was subjected to a cyber intrusion. The victim's shipyard was already facing challenges due to the COVID-19 epidemic which had previously disrupted operations.
According to sources, on 19th June, the entity suffered a significant computer system breach. The breach's technical details and the identity of the perpetrators have not been made explicit in the accessible report.
The intrusion and ransomware spread impacted both its IT infrastructure and part of its operational capabilities. This incident occurred during a critical period of production ramp-up following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Consequences of this incident may have included operational delays and potential financial repercussions, considering the earlier business growth and the victim's strategic efforts to recover from pandemic-related setbacks.