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Ransomware attack puts the squeeze on KP's nuts

Thursday February 3, 2022. 12:32 PM , from BetaNews
A cyberattack on UK-based food manufacturer KP Snacks could lead to shortages of some of the company's popular products including KP Nuts, Tyrrells Crisps and Hula Hoops. There are as yet unconfirmed reports that the company's factory at Billingham on Teesside has stopped production and most of its 900 staff have been temporarily stood down. Website Better Retailing broke news of the attack yesterday revealing that KP sent a letter to retailers on February 2nd saying its systems had been 'compromised by ransomware' and it 'cannot safely process orders or dispatch goods.' In a statement KP Snacks says, 'On Friday… [Continue Reading]
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