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Chris Clements Discusses Ransomware Attack On Ferrara Candy

Chris Clements, VP of Solutions Architecture at Cerberus Sentinel, explains Ferrara Candy was hit with a ransomware attack on October 9. The situation was more evidence that every company needs to plan for a “worst-case scenario” like a ransomware attack. 

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By Jonathan Greig, Staff Writer – ZDNet

October 22, 2021

“One such tactic is understanding when is likely to be the victim’s busiest season that can least afford systems downtime and waiting until that has begun to launch their ransomware attack.  After all, a compromised business that doesn’t detect the attacker on day 1 is unlikely to detect the attacker on day 90, especially if the attacker is simply waiting for the opportune time to launch their ransomware…

…By doing so, cybercriminals can make any service disruptions and restoration delays maximally painful to their victim to further coerce them to pay the extortion demand rather than attempt to restore systems or data themselves.”

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