Cyberattack at Tool Maker M.A. Ford Manufacturing

June 18, 2024

INCIDENT

Tool maker, M.A. Ford Manufacturing Company, Inc. suffered a cyberattack over a two-day period at the end of last year, but did not discover it until May.
The incident affected 4,359 with information such as financial account number or credit/debit card number (in combination with security code, access code, password or PIN for the account) falling into the hands of the attackers.
“On December 14, 2023, we discovered unusual activity on our network,” the company said in an advisory. “We immediately began an investigation, which included working with third-party specialists. Our investigation determined an unknown party accessed portions of our network between December 12, 2023 and December 14, 2023. Therefore, we conducted a review of our network to determine the type of information contained therein and to whom the information related."

Incident Date

December 14, 2023

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified

Industries

Manufacturing

Impacts

IT