INCIDENT: Cyberattack at Large Global Cookware Distributor Affects 1000’s of Employees

Meyer Corporation, the largest cookware distributor in the U.S. fell victim to a cyberattack on October 25, 2021. In response, the firm launched an investigation that was concluded on December 1, 2021, revealing that threat actors gained access to personal information belonging to employees of Meyer and its subsidiaries.

BleepingComputer reports finding a relevant listing on the Conti extortion site dating to November 7, 2021. The Meyer entry on Conti's portal offers a ZIP file containing 2% of the data allegedly stolen by the ransomware gang during the cyberattack. However, the notorious ransomware group hasn’t followed up to publish the remainder 98% in the months that followed.

Incident Date

October 25, 2021

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Cookware giant Meyer discloses cyberattack that impacted employees

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