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Saipem's servers affected by Shamoon malware

On December 10, 2018, the Italian oil-services company Saipem reported a cyberattack on its servers in the Middle East,India,U.K.as well as in Italy.The attack has impacted 400 servers in Saudi Arabia,the United Arab Emirates,Kuwait,and Scotland.

Saipem’s head of digital and innovation, Mauro Piasere, identified that the attack originated in Chennai, India. As a precautionary measure, Saipem has temporarily shut down the affected servers to assess the scale of the attack. Fortunately, there was no loss of data since all their systems have backups. At the time of issuing the press release, Saipem said it's in the process of notifying the concerned authorities about the incident and is working on restoring its servers.

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