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Here’s the latest installment of the Hacks, Attacks and Breaches cybersecurity news update.

The Logically team provides top cyber security stories every week to keep you up to date on the latest news headlines on cybersecurity, hacking, computer security, ransomware and other cybersecurity threats.

American Dental Association
: Ransomware
American Dental Association: Professional Organization

Risk to Small Business: The American Dental Association (ADA) was hit by a ransomware attack, allegedly conducted by new ransomware group Black Basta. The attack disrupted various online services, telephones, email, and webchat. Outage at the ADA website has caused some online services to be inaccessible, including the ADA Store, the ADA Catalog, MyADA, Meeting Registration, Dues pages, ADA CE Online, the ADA Credentialing Service and the ADA Practice Transitions.

How it Could Affect Your Business: The healthcare sector has been under siege from cybercriminals and the pressure isn’t letting up anytime soon.

The Coca-Cola Company
: Ransomware
The Coca-Cola Company: Beverage Manufacturer & Distributor

Risk to Small Business: The new ransomware group Stormous claims they’ve pulled off a ransomware attack against The Coca-Cola Company, claiming that it snatched 161 gigabytes of data. The hacking group has been linked with Russian nationalist cybercrime following its public statement vowing to act against companies that pulled out of Russia in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Financial data, passwords and commercial account records are said to be among the stolen data. Coca-Cola says that it is investigating the matter. 

How it Could Affect Your Business: Ransomware can have a negative impact on a business even if it doesn’t shut down operations.

: Hacking
ARcare: Medical Clinics

Risk to Small Business: ARcare, a medical services company that operates clinics for underserved communities in Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi, disclosed a data breach impacting an estimated 345,000 patients in a filing with The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). After a disruptive incident on February 24, 2022, an investigation turned up the unwelcome news that a malicious hacker had access to ARcare’s network over a five-week period between January 18 and February 24.  

How it Could Affect Your Business: This is going to be a very expensive problem once regulators get finished with it.