Operations Disrupted in Cyberattack at Building Materials Manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie Co.

April 4, 2024

INCIDENT

Building and structural materials producer, Simpson Strong-Tie Co. Inc., is only now alerting customers in a letter dated March 19, about a cyberattack suffered back in October 2023. From October 9 to October 11 he attackers had access to data that included personal information about certain individuals. Additionally, at the time of the attack the company detected IT problems and application outages, which it soon realized was a cyberattack. In response to the situation, Simpson took all impacted systems offline.

“The incident has caused, and is expected to continue to cause, disruption to parts of the Company’s business operations,” the company said in the report.

Incident Date

October 9, 2023

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified