Rapid going shopper products big Lion has shut down its IT techniques soon after a “cyber incident” on Tuesday.

The assault was 1st claimed by the Sydney Early morning Herald, which explained the assault had “disrupted” manufacturing and distant access to techniques.

“Lion has seasoned a cyber incident and has taken the precaution of shutting down our IT techniques, leading to some disruption to our suppliers and customers,” the corporation explained in a brief assertion on its site.

“We’re working with qualified advisors to deal with the situation. 

“We have alerted the authorities and are working challenging to minimise disruption to customers and suppliers.  

“We will supply more updates when we can, and we thank our customers and suppliers for their tolerance.”

Stuff NZ claimed the assault had impaired pubs and bottleshops from placing orders for alcoholic goods created by Lion.

Lion – owner of brand names like XXXX, Toohey’s, Hahn, James Boag, Dairy Farmers Day by day Juice and Yoplait – has been on a wide-ranging digital transformation in excess of the previous couple of decades.

This has bundled a significant business resource planning up grade to SAP S/4 HANA and better use of general public cloud, between other initiatives.

The corporation is the most recent higher-profile Australian corporation to be attacked in new months next hits on BlueScope Steel and Toll Group.