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Ghost Toilets, and All the Other Non-Spectral Toy News of the Week

Ghost Toilets, and All the Other Non-Spectral Toy News of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, Gizmodo’s regular roundup of all things toy. But, frankly, what else do you need this week than a ghost toilet action figure? I mean, sure, there’s Spider-Man mechs, literal Lego carnage, and even weirdly adorable car plushes, but, c’mon. Ghost toilet. Check it out!

Toy Maker Mattel Admits to Suffering a Ransomware Attack

Toy Maker Mattel Admits to Suffering a Ransomware Attack

Mattel, the maker of Barbie, Fisher-Price, and Hot Wheels toys, admitted that it suffered a ransomware attack on June 28, 2020. According to a 10-Q form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the company said the attack “caused data on a number of systems to be encrypted.”