Pennsylvania: Welch plant in North East restarts after cyber attack shuts facility down for 3 weeks

In a statement provided to the Erie Times-News, the company said: “On Monday, we restarted our spreads production bringing more than 100 employees back to work at our North East plant. We expect additional employees to return to work over the next few days as we get more production lines running. Throughout this disruption, we’ve continued to run processing and ship product to customers.”

Welch’s spokeswoman said that the company, owned by the grape growers of National Grape Cooperative, could not comment on whether a ransom had been paid to hackers.

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Source: Yahoo News