Australia – Yarra Tram

Exploit: Accidental data exposureYarra Tram: Melbourne-based tram network Risk to Small Business: 2.555 = Moderate: A Yarra Tram officer email to 91 commuters rejected their compensation requests, but the employee failed to conceal the email addresses, exposing them...

Australia – Metrix Consulting

Exploit: Phishing scamMetrix Consulting: Strategic insight consultancy Risk to Small Business: 2.222 = Severe: A Metrix Consulting employee fell for a phishing scam that compromised the personal data for visitors of the Perth Mint. The data was provided by visitors...

United Kingdom – Dundee College

Exploit: RansomwareDundee College: Academic and research institution Risk to Small Business: 1.666 = Severe: A ransomware attack disabled Dundee College’s entire IT infrastructure, canceling classes and requiring thousands of students to reset their account...

United Kingdom – Tissue Regenix

Exploit: Malware attackTissue Regenix: Medical technology company Risk to Small Business: 1.888 = Severe: A malware attack forced Tissue Regenix to take its systems offline, which negatively impacted its short-term production capacity. Tissue Regenix hired...

Canada – Confederation College

Exploit: Malware attackConfederation College: Provincially funded college of arts and technology Risk to Small Business: 2.222 = Severe: A malware attack disabled the college’s IT services, rendering many digital accounts unusable. Fortunately, Confederation College...

United States – Fondren Orthopedic Group

Exploit: Malware attackFondren Orthopedic Group: Orthopedic healthcare services provider Risk to Small Business: 1.555 = Severe: A malware attack destroyed a number of the medical provider’s patient records. The incident was first discovered in November 2019, but IT...

United States – Electronic Warfare Associates (EWA)

Exploit: RansomwareElectronic Warfare Associates (EWA): Electronic product and services company Risk to Small Business: 2.111 = Severe: Cybercriminals encrypted the company’s web servers, leaving customer-facing signs of a cyberattack even several days after the...

United States – TV Eyes

Exploit: RansomwareTV Eyes: Media monitoring service Risk to Small Business: 2.222 = Severe: An unidentified ransomware strain has disabled the network’s core servers and engineering workstations. As a result, clients have been unable to access any information, which...

Cloud Security Confidence is Growing

As an increasing number of businesses adopt the public cloud, security remains a crucial concern. However, it appears that organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies. According to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security...

Do I need an SSL Certificate?

With Chrome version 79 already out, websites with any kind of text input need an SSL certificate. You need to ask yourself, does your website takes text inputs in the form of login panels, contact forms, search bars, etc.? Is your website on HTTP://xxxxxxxx.xxx If...