INCIDENT: Ransomware Attack At Diamond Comic Distributors Disrupts Retailer Shipments

Maryland-based Diamond Comic Distributors reported it had suffered a ransomware attack that temporarily took down the company’s website and disrupted its ability to process customer orders. The affected shipments currently include comics bound for drop points in Baltimore, Boston, and Dallas. The delays will also ensnare some comic book orders sent via UPS and to markets overseas.

Diamond Comic Distributors, , a top middleman for transporting Marvel, Dark Horse, and Image comics to retail stores, has yet to provide details about the attack, such as which ransomware strain was involved.

Incident Date

November 7, 2021

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Ransomware Hits Major US Comic Book Distributor

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