IT intrusion in DRC servers
19 May 2020
On May 14, 2020, Bolloré Transport & Logistics Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was targeted by a ransomware cyberattack concerning a part of its servers.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics DRC immediately took specific protection measures to halt the advance of the ransomware. The company called on external cybercrime experts, who are currently supporting the internal IT teams around the clock. Investigations are under way to assess the nature of the information that may have been made accessible to third parties. We are committed to acting in full transparency relative to our partners, customers and suppliers concerning the results.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has filed a complaint in the DRC and is doing everything within its power to shed light on this IT intrusion as quickly as possible.
About Bolloré Transport & Logistics Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bolloré Transport & Logistics is a leading logistics player in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With a workforce of 800 Congolese nationals at 25 agencies located across the country, the company transports, stores, warehouses and delivers goods. A specialist in maritime consignment and an approved customs agent, it provides customised logistics solutions and harnesses its expertise to the benefit of mining operations. Bolloré Transport & Logistics actively contributes to the development of the DRC and invests in the upskilling of its employees. It forms partnerships with higher education institutes and also leads initiatives for local populations in partnership with organisations, assisting young people in their education and social reintegration and working to raise their awareness of environmental protection.
Patricia EKEY-MISSE – Head of Regional Communication and Sustainable Development Bolloré Transport & Logistics DRC