C&C subsidiary suffers cyber-security incident

Just as the weather is improving and we’re beginning to hope for outdoor events this summer where Cider is the tipple of choice for many…

[…] Drinks group C&C has said its wholly-owned subsidiary Matthew Clark Bibendum (MCB) became aware on Friday that it was the subject of a cyber-security incident.

The Bulmers-owner said the incident impacted both the Matthew Clark and Bibendum arms of the company.

Matthew Clark is a national drinks wholesaler, supplying drinks products, training and marketing support to thousands of premises across the UK.

Bibendum is a London-based premium wine, beers and spirits merchant. It has a portfolio of 260 wine producers, and sells an extensive range of premium spirits, craft beers, ciders and sakes. It supplies customers across the UK and Ireland.

C&C said MCB “responded quickly” on Friday, enacting its cyber-security response plan and shutting down all of its IT systems.

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