A. P. Moller – Maersk, Mondelez and Merck faces Petya ransomware cyber attack

Petya ransomware cyber attack has affected companies like A. P. Moller - Maersk, Modelez and Merck located in Europe and the United States

A. P. Moller – Maersk, Mondelez International and Merck have been affected by Petya ransomware cyber attack.

Petya ransomware cyber attack has affected companies both in Europe and the United States. It is the second major cyber attack after WannaCry ransomware attack.

Merck is a global healthcare company with a 125 year history has confirmed in a tweet about its computer network being compromised by global hack.

“We confirm our company’s computer network was compromised today as part of global hack. Other organizations have also been affected. We confirm our company’s computer network was compromised today as part of global hack. Other organizations have also been affected.”

A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and is a global leader in container shipping and ports. Including a stand-alone Energy division, the company employs roughly 88,000 employees across operations in 130 countries has also confirmed in a series of tweet about its IT systems being down across multiple sites and business units due to a cyber attack.

Series of tweets by A. P. Moller – Maersk confirm about the cyber attack.

“We can confirm that Maersk IT systems are down across multiple sites and business units due to a cyber attack. We continue to assess the situation. The safety of our employees, our operations and customers’ business is out top priority. We will update when we have more information.”

“Global Cyber attack Petya is affecting multiple businesses. We are responding to limit impact on customers and to uphold operations. Update to follow.”

“We can confirm that on Tuesday 27 June, A. P. Moller – Maersk was hit by as part of global cyber attack named Petya, affecting multiple sites and select business units. We are responding to the situation to contain and limit the impact and uphold operations. We contine to assess and mange the situation and to minimise the impact on our customers and partners. We will update when we have more information.”

Even Mondelez International which is building the best snacking company in the world and is world leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum, candy and powdered beverages with 2016 net revenues of approximately $26 billion and presence in approximately 165 countries has been affected by cyber attack.

Mondelez International confirms in a tweet about their IT systems experiencing outage. “Our network is currently experiencing an IT outage. We’re working to resolve the situation ASAP.”

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