Royal Mail, the UK’s postal service, stated that it was experiencing “severe disruption” due to a cyber-attack.
In statmentRoyal Mail published Wednesday that it could not send out export materials, including letters and parcels, to foreign destinations due to the cyberattack. She also stated that international packages that had been sent may be delayed.
Royal Mail stated: “We have asked our customers to temporarily cease sending export items to our network while we work diligently towards resolving the issue.” “Our import operations continue to provide full service with some minor delays. Our teams are working around the clock to resolve this disruption and we will update customers as soon as we have more information.”
TechCrunch has yet to receive any further details about the incident, including the nature and the responsibility of the perpetrators. Royal Mail has not yet replied to TechCrunch’s queries. In its statement, the company stated that it was working with unnamed experts to investigate the incident. It also informed the relevant authorities.
Royal Mail ships to 231 countries or territories around the globe. According to Royal Mail, more than 150,000,000 parcels were sent overseas last year. BBC.
Royal Mail workers are staging strikes across the UK to protest the incident. They want to raise wages and improve working conditions. According to The Guardian, it also comes weeks after Britain’s Postal Service was subject to a data breach that allowed other users to access customer information. Sky News.
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