Gallagher forced to take global systems offline

Cyber

Gallagher was hit by a ransomware attack on its internal systems on 26 September.

The broker stated in an SEC filing that the incident affected a “limited portion of its internal systems”.

Following the detection of the attack it took all global systems offline.

Precautions
The SEC filing read: “We promptly took all of our global systems offline as a precautionary measure, initiated response protocols, launched an investigation, engaged the services of external cybersecurity and forensics

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