Computer hacker hits Illinois processor

Frank Esposito reports:

The computer system of Advanced Flexible Composites Inc. was hacked on Jan. 17, preventing the firm from processing quote requests or orders and from receiving emails.

AFC — a maker of fluoropolymer-coated and silicone-coated fabrics and belting in Lake in the Hills, Ill. — reported the hacking incident in a Jan. 17 letter to customers. Officials said in the letter that all personal information is secure and hasn’t been compromised, and that the firm’s IT department “is working diligently on the issue.

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They do not report whether there was any ransom or extortion demand as part of this incident.

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