Smeg hit by cy­ber at­tack

Wales On Sunday - - NEWS -

SMEG UK has been hit by a “tar­geted” cy­ber at­tack.

The pre­mium do­mes­tic ap­pli­ance brand is urg­ing cus­tomers to be pa­tient as it has had to “to­tally” shut down its sys­tems for pro­tec­tion.

A state­ment on the Smeg UK web­site and Twit­ter feed reads: “Un­for­tu­nately we have been the vic­tim of a tar­geted cy­ber at­tack and have taken im­me­di­ate steps to to­tally shut our sys­tems down to pro­tect our cus­tomers and our­selves.

“At this time we have no rea­son to be­lieve any of our cus­tomer in­for­ma­tion has been ex­posed.”

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