Boeing calls reported cyber attack, "Overstated and inaccurate"

posted by E Caban, WCIV - 

North Charleston, S.C. (WCIV) — Boeing is the latest company to fall victim to a cyber attack.

The airplane maker says some of its computers were infected by the "wannacry virus", ABC News reports.

The company says it affected a limited number of computers at the facility in North Charleston.

A fix is already in place, according to a statement released online.

"Statement: A number of articles on a malware disruption are overstated and inaccurate. Our cybersecurity operations center detected a limited intrusion of malware that affected a small number of systems. Remediations were applied and this is not a production or delivery issue."

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Statement: A number of articles on a malware disruption are overstated and inaccurate. Our cybersecurity operations center detected a limited intrusion of malware that affected a small number of systems. Remediations were applied and this is not a production or delivery issue.

7:12 PM - Mar 28, 2018

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ABC News 4 reached out independently to a Boeing spokesperson for additional information and is awaiting a response. 

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