Steelcase furniture giant hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

Office furniture giant Steelcase has suffered a ransomware attack that forced them to shut down their network to contain the attack’s spread.

Steelcase is the largest office furniture manufacturer globally, with 13,000 employees and $3.7 billion in 2020.

In an 8-K form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Steelcase has disclosed that they were the victim of a cyberattack on October 22nd, 2020.

On October 22, 2020, Steelcase Inc. (the “Company”) detected a cyberattack on its information technology systems. The Company promptly implemented a series of containment measures to address this situation including temporarily shutting down the affected systems and related operations.

 

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