UK Snack Company Hit by Ransomware Attack, Which Could Cause Delivery Delays

James Davey of Reuters reports:

Hackers are hitting Britain where it hurts by targeting some of its favorite savory snacks, with the likes of Hula Hoops, KP Nuts, Butterkist popcorn and Nik Naks in their cyber sights.

The company behind those brands, KP Snacks, has revealed it has been hit by a cyber-attack which could hit supplies of popular snacks. It said it became aware last Friday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack, where hackers gain access to a network and hold data hostage.

Read more at InsuranceJournal.

BleepingComputer has additional details on this attack by the Conti ransomware group.

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