Colorox brand toilet bowl cleaner sits on display at a supermarket in Princeton, Ill.
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Clorox on Monday warned of a material financial hit from ongoing production disruptions caused by a cyberattack last month.
The company, which produces its namesake bleach products and Pine-Sol, among other household items, also said it doesn’t have an estimate for when it will be able to resume full operations.
The cybersecurity breach will impact fiscal first quarter results due to product outages and delays, Clorox said.
Nonetheless, the company said it believes the threat is contained. Clorox said the cybersecurity breach will impact fiscal first quarter results due to product outages and delays.
Clorox disclosed the attack on Aug. 14 by saying that their systems were breached. After learning of the attacks, the company took systems offline and involved law enforcement.
Now, a month later, the attack is still causing “widescale disruption” to the companies operations, according to a Clorox securities filing. The company had to go back to manual procedures while the systems were being repaired. The breach at Clorox occurs as Las Vegas casino giants MGM and Caesars deal with their own cyberattacks. MGM warned that a material impact could be made on its financials.