The US ingredient provider Ingredion Incorporated revealed to have detected an ongoing malware attack after its experts noticed a suspicious activity this week. Ingredion has hired third-party experts to help its staff in investigating the incident and restoring the affected systems.
At the time of writing, the company did not provide details about the attack, Ingredion only said that there is no evidence that hackers accessed to customer, supplier or employee data.
“The company warns that it has called in external experts to assist with restoring affected servers, and there may be some delays in transactions with customers and suppliers.” reported
“The ingredient solutions provider admitted that it “will take time” to restore some of the impacted systems.”
Experts believe that the company was infected with a piece of ransomware.
Recently the global shipping and mailing services company Pitney Bowes suffered a security incident, today the company published an update on the attack and confirmed that the root cause of the disruptions of its services was “the Ryuk virus malware attack.”
(SecurityAffairs – Ingredion, malware)
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