Illinois candy giant hit with ransomware weeks before Halloween

Ferrara Candy — the candy giant behind Nerds, Laffy Taffy, Now and Laters, SweetTarts, Jaw Busters, Nips, Runts and Gobstoppers — announced that it was hit with a ransomware attack…

Halloween Horror-Show for Candy-Maker Hit by Ransomware

Halloween Horror-Show for Candy-Maker Hit by Ransomware A major US confectionary manufacturer has been hit by ransomware at one of its busiest times of the year, according to reports. Chicago-based Ferrara –…

Ransomware Sinks Teeth into Candy-Corn Maker Ahead of Halloween

Chicago-based Ferrara acknowledged an Oct. 9 attack that encrypted some systems and disrupted production. The manufacturer of some of Halloween’s most popular sweet treats has been hit with a ransomware…

Candy corn producer says ransomware incident 'not likely' to sour Halloween supplies

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A major U.S. candy-maker says it’s returning to service after a ransomware incident in which intruders interrupted operations at some facilities…