(Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that it diverted oil supplies to other depots following a cyber attack on two subsidiaries of the German logistics company Marquard & Bahls earlier this week.
of an attack that disrupted IT systems and Shell's supply chain, Handelsblatt reported on Monday.
In a statement, a spokesman for Shell Deutschland GmbH told Reuters that it could "redirect to alternative delivery depots at present." Bahls told his business partners that they were "working to solve the problem according to emergency plans," Handelsblatt reported.
The incident was one of the most disruptive digital operations so m ever reported. The Colonial Pipeline said at the time that it paid hackers nearly $ 5 million to regain access to their systems.
The attack on Marquard & Bahls was not complete. The company did not respond to requests for comment from Reuters.