Operations Impacted at Americold after Network Breach

September 26, 2023


Atlanta-based Cold storage giant Americold was hit with a cyberattack according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. On April 26, the company “began to receive evidence that its computer network was affected by a cybersecurity incident,” it wrote in the SEC filing. “The Company immediately implemented containment measures and took operations offline to secure its systems and reduce disruption to its business and customers.”

“The Company is taking action to resume normal operations at impacted facilities so that it can continue to support customers,” it wrote. “The Company will continue to take appropriate measures to further safeguard the integrity of its information technology infrastructure, data and customer information.”

Incident Date

April 26, 2023


Estimated Cost

Systems down into the week; deliveries , except for critical perishable products, canceled or rescheduled;


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified