City4U: Municipal Services Platform
Risk to Business: 1.721 = Severe
Cybercriminals are claiming to have committed an audacious hack that scored them the personal information of around seven million Israelis, approximately 80% of Israel’s population, by hacking into City4U. The website is used by municipalities to allow residents to conduct business like paying utility bills, taxes and fines. The hackers made the claim through a telegram posting, providing samples of the stolen data as proof that included photos of identity cards and financial data.
Customers Impacted: 700,000
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Human error is still the biggest cause of a data breach and this is one mistake that’s going to cost a fortune by the time GDPR penalties are calculated.