Are We Ready for a Cyber Attack on Food and Farming?

Federal officials and lawmakers are preparing to defend against cyber attacks that would leave residents without reliable access to food by targeting the food and agriculture sectors. The latest preparation effort is Cyber Storm — a massive, multiday tabletop exercise Read More …

Belgium’s largest coffee roaster falls victim to cyber attack

Coffee Beyers from the Belgian town of Puurs-Sint-Amands has fallen victim to a cyber attack. Hackers managed to break into the company’s computer systems on Thursday. Cybercriminals are clearly targeting Belgian beverage producers this week. During the night from Tuesday Read More …

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 Read More …

Dead Man’s Fingers maker cuts over 500 jobs and enters the red after cyber attack hits sales

The maker of Crabbie’s Ginger Beer and Dead Man’s Fingers spiced rum shed more than 500 jobs and entered the red after its sales were hit by a cyber attack, it has been revealed. Halewood Artisanal Spirts, whose brands also Read More …

Yakult Australia targeted in cyber attack, employee files published on dark web

Iconic probiotic company Yakult Australia has been hit by a significant cyber attack that has seen its company records and sensitive employee documents, such as passports, published on the dark web. Yakult Australia confirmed its Australian and New Zealand IT Read More …

Snatch ransomware attack claims probed by Kraft Heinz

U.S. multinational food and beverage company Kraft Heinz has launched an investigation into the Snatch ransomware gang’s recently emerged claims of an August attack even though there has been no indication of any systems compromise. Despite admitting responsibility for the Read More …