Cybersecurity Incident Mars Australian Freight Giant's Operations

Infosecurity | February 03, 2020

A major Australian freight company is experiencing operational difficulties after a cybersecurity incident caused an IT system shutdown. Toll Group announced that it had experienced a "cybersecurity incident" on Friday. The company shut down a number of IT systems at multiple sites across the country in a bid to resolve the issue."As a precautionary measure, in response to a cyber security incident on Friday, Toll deliberately shut down a number of systems across multiple sites and business units," said Toll Group in a statement."Toll IT teams are working closely with global cyber security experts to resolve the issue."Customers have reported issues with tracking shipments, reporting that IT systems were down at Toll depots. Until the incident is resolved, Toll Group is recording receipts manually.

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