Ransom demanded after AKVA group victim of ransomware attack
AKVA group CEO Knut Nesse told the newspaper Dagens Næringsliv that the cyber attack was ransomware. This is malicious software that infects computer systems and displays messages demanding a fee to be paid in order for the system to work again.
“Those who have attacked us have obtained our production data (ERP system). It is blocked and ransomware has now been inserted,” he told DN.[…]
Among the systems affected is the software Fishtalk that AKVA group supplies to a wide range of fish farming companies.