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International Paper Riegelwood Mill shuts down after 'cyberattack'

NORTH CAROLINA (From news reports) -- International Paper is in the process of starting up its Riegelwood Mill after shutting it down due to a cyberattack, a company spokesperson said Thursday morning.

"Late last week, we experienced a cyberattack event on our operating systems at our mill in Riegelwood, N.C.," IP spokesperson Kimberly Clewis wrote in a statement. "Thankfully, everyone at the mill is safe and there have been no environmental issues. Thanks to our team members, we recognized the issue and quickly initiated our response and containment plans, including notifying appropriate officials."

The statement said that "out of an abundance of caution, we coordinated an orderly shutdown of the mill to resolve the issue and are in the process of starting up the mill."

Clewis said the attacker accessed International Paper's system through a third-party vendor "and did not directly target our company or mill."

"This event impacted only a limited set of manufacturing systems at the Riegelwood Mill. No other mills, locations or systems were affected. We are not aware of any breach of any sensitive, proprietary, personnel or business data," Clewis said.

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