Dole Suffers Ransomware Attack

February 23, 2023


Ransomware forced produce giant Dole to shut down production plants in North America and halt food shipments to grocery stores, company officials said.
The attack impacted about half of Dole’s legacy company’s servers and one-quarter of its end-user computers.

On May 18 Dole stated the February ransomware attack cost $10.5 million in direct costs About $4.8 million of those costs were related to continuing operations.

Incident Date

February 10, 2023

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No threat source identified