Southwest Binding & Laminating Hit by Ransomware Attack

April 4, 2024


Missouri-based Southwest Plastic Binding Company, known as Southwest Binding & Laminating, suffered a ransomware attack at the beginning of February that may have exposed personal information, company officials said.

On February 1, Southwest noticed unusual activity on its internal network from a Southwest domain account with administrator privileges. The company immediately began investigating the incident. “We responded by immediately taking all servers offline. Additionally, on this same day, remediation efforts began, including efforts to restore critical business files and services."

Incident Date

February 1, 2024

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified