News and Updates on Information Technology

United States – Wildworks (Animal Jam)

Exploit: Third Party Data BreachWildworks: Video Game Developer Risk to Small Business: 1.664 = Severe Wildworks, the developer of the online kid’s playground Animal Jam, announced a data breach involving a third-party vendor that exposed the information of millions...

United States – X-Cart

Exploit: Third Party SoftwareX-Cart: eCommerce Platform Creator Risk to Small Business: 2.003 = Severe X-cart discovered the danger of vetting errors when attackers exploited a vulnerability in a third-party software tool to gain access to X-Cart’s store hosting...

United States – Vertafore Inc.

Exploit: Unsecured DatabaseVertafore Inc.: Insurance Company  Risk to Small Business: 1.702= Severe Information about 27.7 million Texas drivers has been exposed online and stolen from an unsecured database belonging to insurance company Vertafore Inc. after someone...

United States – Delaware Division of Public Health

Exploit: Accidental Data SharingDelaware Division of Public Health: State Health Agency Risk to Small Business: 2.311 = Severe The Delaware Division of Public Health announced that in mid-September, a temp sent two emails containing COVID-19 test results for...

Brazil – Superior Court of Justice

Exploit: RansomwareSuperior Court of Justice: Judiciary Body Risk to Small Business: 1.227 = Extreme A ransomware attack savaged the Brazilian judiciary system last week, encrypting or disrupting all major services including the official website. Outlets are also...

Japan – Capcom Inc. Ltd.

Exploit: Ransomware Capcom Inc. Ltd.: Videogame Company Risk to Small Business: 2.070 = Severe Ragnar Locker ransomware is on the case again, this time in an incident at legendary Japanese game company Capcom. The gang claims to have scored 1TB of sensitive data from...

India – Lupin

Exploit: RansomwareLupin: Drugmaker Risk to Small Business: 1.806 = Severe As the race to find a vaccine or treatment for COVID-19 heats up, Mumbai-based Lupin became the second major Indian pharmaceutical company to be hit by a suspected ransomware attack in the last...

Italy – Campari Group

Exploit: RansomwareCampari Group: Beverage Vendor  Risk to Small Business: 2.607 = Severe The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang stopped by Italian beverage maker Campari Group, leaving a sticky situation in its wake. The company, creators of brands including Campari,...

Spain – Prestige Software

Exploit: MisconfigurationPrestige Software: Travel Industry Software Developer  Risk to Small Business: 1.613 = Severe International booking software provider Prestige is in hot water for a misconfiguration incident that led to the exposure of personally identifiable...

Sweden- Folksam Insurance Group

Exploit: Accidental Data sharingFolksam Insurance Group: Insurance Company Risk to Small Business: 2.801 = Moderate Swedish insurer Folksam made a misstep last week, when employees accidentally shared access to sensitive client data with Facebook, Google, Microsoft,...