Ingredients Giant Ingredion Hit by Malware

Westchester, Illinois-based ingredients giant Ingredion Incorporated revealed this week that it recently detected suspicious activity on some data center servers.


Only a few details have been provided about the incident, but it appears that a piece of malware infected some of the company’s systems.


Ingredion says there is no evidence that customer, supplier or employee data has been compromised. The company says it has called in external experts to assist with restoring affected servers, and there may be some delays in transactions with customers and suppliers.


The ingredient solutions provider admitted that it ..