Royal Mail owner indicates ransomware attack exceed £10m

16/11/2023 | The Register

Royal Mail's parent company, International Distributions Services (IDS), has disclosed the infrastructure costs linked to the ransomware attack it experienced in January this year. The attack by LockBit had a significant impact on different areas of the business, but the improvements required for the targeted Heathrow Worldwide Distribution Centre alone would cost £10 million. However, IDS has not provided exact figures for the total costs related to the attack, which are expected to be higher.

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