ransomware

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.”

A Tesla Employee Foiled an Alleged Ransomware Scheme

A Tesla Employee Foiled an Alleged Ransomware Scheme

CEO Elon Musk called a thwarted cyberattack against Tesla “serious” on Thursday after a Russian national reportedly tried to recruit and bribe an employee to install ransomware on the company’s network at its Gigafactory in northern Nevada.