Mattel Hit By Ransomware Attack

February 4, 2021


U.S. toymaker Mattel was the victim of a ransomware attack on its information technology systems that caused data on a number of systems to end up encrypted this past July, the company said in its quarterly report filed with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).
Mattel contained the attack and, although some business functions were temporarily impacted, it restored its operations, according to the report.

Incident Date

July 28, 2020

Estimated Cost



Threat Source

No threat source identified