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$75 Million Downtime Cost - Norsk Hyrdro

Norsk Hydro was hit by a cyber attack in March paralyzing its IT systems.

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$90m Downtime Cost - Facebook

Instagram, Messenger and Whatsapp and Facebook were all down for at least 14 hours.

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Bloomberg - British Airways IT Outage

150 short-haul flights were delayed due to technical issues resulting from an IT outage.

The possibility of a cyber attack was ruled out after the outage was found to be linked to a hardware issue.

Source: Bloomberg


AWS

BBC - AWS Outage Causes Mass Disruption

Amazon Web Services suffers its third outage of the year with disruptions affecting thousands of users all over the world.

Multiple apps have been affected including; Prime Video, Alexa, Amazon Ring, mobile banking app Chime and robot vacuum cleaners iRobot.

There are also reports that AWS clients McDonald's, Netflix and Disney and others are having issues.

Source: BBC


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The Register - CenturyLink Outage

Major web provider CenturyLink was down for 7 hours on August 30, 2020.

As a provider to clients including Discord, Twitter, Xbox Live, PlayStation network, Amazon and many others, the outage caused massive disruption cutting off 3.5% of global internet traffic.

The cause of the outage was eventually diagnosed as a misconfiguration in one of the CenturyLink data centers.

Source: The Register

 

 


TSB

330m Downtime Cost - TSB

TSB suffered a $137,66m (£105.4m) loss and had to pay customer compensation and fraud costs of around $163m (£125m).

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NHS

£92m downtime cost - NHS

Wannacry cost the NHS a total of £72m according to estimates from the Department of Health and Social Care.

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maersk

$300m downtime cost - Maersk

In June 2017, Maersk was infected with by the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.

In an Interim Report for Q2 2017 Maersk's CEO warned that the cyber attack is expected to "impact results negatively by USD 200-300m".  The entire network was down for days leading to knock-on effects to the global shipping industry.

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British Airways

£500m downtime cost - British Airways

British Airways had an IT outage over the May Bank holiday in 2017. Over £500m was wiped off the market value BA's owner IAG.Read more