Exploit: Unauthorized account access
Ingram: Book distributor
Risk to Small Business: 2.335 = Severe
Hackers accessed a customer account and downloaded numerous book titles from the company’s repository. The bookseller, which operates in the US, UK, France, and Australia, immediately revoked the account credentials and hired a third-party cybersecurity team to investigate the breach. As an on-demand printing business, Ingram relies on its reputation, as authors select platforms that can securely and reliably deliver their content to readers.
Individual Risk: At this time, no personal information was compromised in the breach.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: In today’s digital environment, where billions of login credentials are readily on sale on the Dark Web, every company should expect that hackers could gain front door access to its IT infrastructure. Therefore, it’s critical that they deploy security solutions, like two-factor authentication, that can prevent hackers from accessing user accounts even when they are armed with login information