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.
OneTouchPoint: Business Services
Risk to Small Business: OneTouchPoint, a provider of mailing and printing services, fell victim to a ransomware attack that has resulted in the compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) stored on its system. The company discovered encrypted files on some of its systems on April 28. It was later determined that the attackers had accessed its network on April 27 determined that the compromised systems contained PII provided by its customers.
How it Could Affect Your Business: This is going to end up costing this company a fortune in both incident costs and regulatory penalties.
Risk to Small Business: Kansas-based managed service provider NetStandard suffered a cyberattack that resulted in the company pressing pause on its MyAppsAnywhere cloud services, consisting of hosted Dynamics GP, Exchange, Sharepoint and CRM services. The MSP detected signs of a cyberattack last Tuesday morning and quickly shut down cloud services to prevent the attack’s spread. The company announced that only the MyAppsAnywhere services are affected, but news outlets report that the attack may have had a broader impact, with the company’s main site shut down as well.
How it Could Affect Your Business: MSPs have been squarely in cybercriminals’ sights as they concentrate firepower on the supply chain.
WordFly: Business Services
Risk to Small Business: Email list provider WordFly has been the victim of a ransomware attack. WordFly’s main website is unavailable and has been offline for the past two weeks. The company says that they discovered the problem on July 10. WordFly said that they believe that customer data was accessed but they didn’t specify the nature of that data. The Smithsonian Museums, Canada’s Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London are among the company’s clientele.
How it Could Affect Your Business: Ransomware attacks on service providers in the supply chain are an ongoing problem that won’t be going away anytime soon.
DuPage Medical Group
DuPage Medical Group: Healthcare Organization
Risk to Small Business: Illinois-based DuPage Medical Group, an organization with more than 700 doctors in 100 locations, has been the victim of a cyberattack that exposed patient data. The incident occurred between July 12-13 and caused a network outage. An investigation determined that bad actors had likely accessed patient data. The medical group is notifying 600,000 patients that their personal information may have been compromised.
How it Could Affect Your Business: Healthcare is the industry with the highest data breach cost, and its’ been beleaguered by ransomware.