A wind turbine is silhouetted on a mountain on the island of Evia, Greece, April 16, 2021. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/File Photo
COPENHAGEN, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Wind turbine maker Vestas (VWS.CO) on Monday said the cyber attack it reported at the weekend has affected parts of its internal IT infrastructure and that data has been “compromised”.
The cyber security incident on Nov. 19 forced Vestas to shut down IT systems across multiple business units and locations to contain the issue, but the Danish company said it has been able to continue operations. read more
The preliminary findings of its investigation into the matter also found that its customers were unaffected by the incident.
“There is no indication that the incident has impacted third party operations, including customer and supply chain operations,” its statement said on Monday, adding that it had started a gradual reopening of all IT systems.
The world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturer is already under pressure from supply chain woes but said that its manufacturing, construction and service teams had been able to continue operations despite the cyber attack.
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Reporting by Stine Jacobsen
Editing by David Goodman
Mark White is the editor of the ProcurementNation, a Media Outlet covering supply chain and logistics issues. He joined The New York Times in 2007 as an commodities reporter, and most recently served as foreign-exchange editor in New York.