Victim: Mattel

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.
A forensic investigation of the July 28 incident concluded, and no exfiltration of any sensitive business data or retail customer, supplier, consumer, or employee data ended up identified, the company said in the report. The company noted there has been no material impact to Mattel’s operations or financial condition as a result of the incident.

   

   

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  • July 28, 2020: Mattel Hit By Ransomware Attack

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