Copper miner Freeport-McMoRan reports cybersecurity incident | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware

Aug 11 (Reuters) – Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX.N) said on Friday it was investigating a cybersecurity incident affecting the copper miner’s information systems.

Its shares fell 1.6% to $41.69.

The company said the incident’s impact has been limited and warned that a prolonged disruption could impact future operations.

“Transitional solutions are being planned and implemented to secure information systems as quickly as possible,” it added.

Reporting by Arshreet Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath

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