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Hon Hai Prec.Ind.Co (HHPD)


Tuesday 08 December, 2020

Hon Hai Prec.Ind.Co

Explain media reporting

RNS Number : 9166H
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ld
08 December 2020

Subject:Explain media reporting

Date of events:2020/12/08


1.Date of occurrence of the event:2020/12/08

2.Company name:Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co. Ltd.

3.Relationship with the Company (please enter "the company itself" or "subsidiaries"):the company itself

4.Name of the reporting media:Anue

5.Content of the report:

Foxconn electronics giant hit by ransomware, $34 million ransom


We can confirm that an information system in the US that supports some of our operations in the Americas was the focus of a cybersecurity attack on November 29.  We are working with technical experts and law enforcement agencies to carry out an investigation to determine the full impact of this illegal action and to identify those responsible and bring them to justice.

The system that was affected by this incident is being thoroughly inspected and being brought back into service in phases.

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