Ransomware attack on Atlanta’s WestRock caused production, shipping slowdowns

Atlanta’s WestRock Co. is recovering from ransomware attack that hurt its production and shipping volumes.   The paper and packaging giant said in a Friday announcement that production through Feb. 4 was 85,000 tons lower than planned. Shipments also lagged planned production levels.  WestRock (NYSE: WRK) announced the ransomware attack in late January and said it was working with law enforcement and cyber defense firms to investigate the attack and fix the issues.  The company is…

Atlanta’s WestRock Co. is recovering from ransomware attack that hurt its production and shipping volumes.   The paper and packaging giant said in a Friday announcement that production through Feb. 4 was 85,000 tons lower than planned. Shipments also lagged planned production levels.  WestRock (NYSE: WRK) announced the ransomware attack in late January and said it was working with law enforcement and cyber defense firms to investigate the attack and fix the issues.  The company is…

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