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Cyber criminals unleashed their tricks on Ferrara Candy Company

Exploit: Ransomware

Ferrara Candy Company: Candy Manufacturer

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Risk to Business: 1.822=Severe

Boo! Greedy cybercriminals unleashed their tricks on Ferrara Candy Company just one week away from Halloween. The company maker of Brach’s Candy Corn, Nerds, and Trolli gummies among other treats, has been in the confectionery business since 1901. Ferrara said that the attack briefly disrupted production operations. However, they were quick to assure anxious consumers that they didn’t need to worry about missing their Halloween favorites – Halloween orders were shipped to stores in August.

Individual Impact: No consumer PII or financial data loss was disclosed in this breach as of press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Manufacturers have been increasingly falling into cybercriminals’ sights, especially at peak times in their respective industries.

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