Ingredion Incorporated, a pet food ingredient supplier, issued a statement about a suspected malware attack:
During the weekend of October 12-13, Ingredion detected suspicious activity affecting several servers within certain data centers. As part of our comprehensive response plan, we immediately took steps to identify and contain the situation. At this time, we are not aware of evidence that any customer, supplier or employee data has been improperly accessed, misused or transferred by any third party. We are working to get the affected servers back online and have engaged a third-party consultant to assist. Restoration of some of our systems will take time, and in the interim, certain transactions with customers or suppliers may be delayed. We appreciate the understanding of our customers and suppliers during this time. If you have questions or require assistance, please feel free to contact email@example.com
Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, is a leading global ingredient solutions provider serving customers in more than 120 countries. With annual net sales of nearly $6 billion, the company turns grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions for the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. With Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers around the world and more than 11,000 employees, the Company develops ingredient solutions to meet consumers' evolving needs. For more information, visit ingredion.com.
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