Saipem: update on the cyber attack suffered

San Donato Milanese (MI), December 12, 2018 - With reference to the press release of December,10 2018, Saipem reports that the cyber attack hit servers based in the Middle East, India, Aberdeen and, in a limited way, Italy through a variant of Shamoon malware.

The attack led to the cancellation of data and infrastructures, typical effects of malware.

The restoration activities, in a gradual and controlled manner, are under way through the back-up infrastructures and, when completed, will restablish the full operation of the impacted sites.

Saipem continues liaising with the competent authorities for any appropriate action.


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Saipem: update on the cyber attack suffered

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