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A cyber attack disrupted its web services of Tesco

Exploit: Hacking

Tesco: Supermarket Chain

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Risk to Business: 2.115=Extreme

Ubiquitous UK supermarket chain Tesco left customers scrambling after a cyberattack disrupted its web services over the weekend. The company said that unnamed cyberattacks began impacting its systems on Friday night. Beginning Saturday and rolling into Sunday intermittently, shoppers were unable to place orders or track deliveries. The incident also impacted the Tesco app.

Individual Impact: No consumer PII or financial data exposure was disclosed in this incident as of press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cyberattacks can come from myriad sources but they all cause companies to lose revenue and suffer a negative impact on customer relationships.

Source: BBC News