A Norwegian offshore engineering contractor reported a cyberattack on its subsidiary in Brazil. The subsidiary provides maintenance and modification services for offshore oil and gas installations. The attack impacted the subsidiary's IT systems, and the group worked to contain and neutralize the threat. The full extent of the breach was to be determined, and the company was in dialogue with Brazilian authorities regarding the incident.
The attackers claim to have gained access to the IT systems, encrypted digital files, and locked access to data. The company currently has no indications that other parts of its IT systems were infected.