Major Swedish supermarket chain hit by cyberattack

AFP reports:

One of Sweden’s biggest supermarket chains said Saturday it had to temporarily close around 800 stores nationwide after a cyberattack blocked access to its checkouts.

“One of our subcontractors was hit by a digital attack, and that’s why our checkouts aren’t working any more,” Coop Sweden, which accounts for around 20 percent of the sector, said in a statement.

Read more on WION.

This may be linked to the massive Kaseya incident reported yesterday.

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