French Insurer Axa’s subsidiary Asia Assistance has been the target of a ransomware attack, affecting operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
French Insurer Axa’s subsidiary Asia Assistance has been the target of a ransomware attack, affecting operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. Photo: Reuters

Cyberattack in Asian countries hits subsidiary of French insurance giant Axa

  • The attack affected Asia Assistance’s IT operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines
  • Last week US firm Colonial Pipeline was also attacked, forcing the shutdown of its network shipping petrol, diesel and aviation fuel

French Insurer Axa’s subsidiary Asia Assistance has been the target of a ransomware attack, affecting operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
French Insurer Axa’s subsidiary Asia Assistance has been the target of a ransomware attack, affecting operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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