MILAN, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Italian drinks group Campari
said on Friday checks conducted after a hacking attack
showed data on some of the company's servers had been encrypted
and some information had been lost.
Earlier this week the Milan-based group famous for its red
aperitif said it had been targeted by hackers around Nov. 1.
The encryption process renders data unreadable for its
owners, who are generally asked to pay a ransom by hackers to
"Together with cyber-security experts we have contained the
issue and immediately put in place all possible extra security
measures," Campari said in a note.
"We are still investigating the attack and ... determining
to what extent there has been any loss of confidentiality. At
this stage, we cannot completely exclude that some personal and
business data has been taken," it added.
Campari said it had notified all the relevant data
protection authorities, as well as the Italian cyber police and
(Reporting by Valentina Za, editing by Gavin Jones)