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MediaMarkt suffers cyber-attack that blocks its servers in several European countries

11/08/2021

The German multinational admitted its IT infrastructure was running abnormally due to a cyber-attack that appeared to be a ransomware variant.

The cyber-attack encrypted servers and workstations, disrupting IT services to prevent the attack from spreading, and triggered only products that were physically on the stores could be sold, preventing online refunds, collection and other services.

The company explained that it is working with internal and external experts to identify and analyse the damage.