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VDL problems after cyber attack also continued at ASML and Philips | Financial

ASML already announced in the presentation of the quarterly figures earlier this week that the company is suffering from the material shortages that affect many companies worldwide. The problems after the cyber attack at VDL are part of that, says a spokeswoman. VDL makes parts for the machines of the chip machine manufacturer. VDL produces parts for medical systems for Philips.

Ransomware

Earlier this month, after a cyber attack at VDL, all online systems were disabled, as a result of which, for example, car factory VDL NedCar was unable to assemble cars for a while. “We are providing our companies with secure digital systems so that they can expand their production activities,” says a spokesperson for VDL. According to him, VDL Nedcar has been working at the same capacity as before the hack since last Thursday.

The Eindhoven company is not yet making any announcements about the nature of the cyber attack, including whether it concerns ransomware. Experts say that probably. Cyber ​​criminals use a security vulnerability to get into companies’ computer systems, encrypt components and only release them after payment of a ransom.

VDL problems after cyber attack also continued at ASML and Philips | Financial
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