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Canada – Bombardier

Exploit: Third Party Data Breach
Bombardier: Airplane Manufacturing

Risk to Small Business: 1.816 = Severe

Canadian aerotech manufacturer Bombardier has been caught up in a third party data breach In the recent breach at cloud services provider Accellion stolen data about many companies was obtained, including this information that Bombardier says was taken from specific servers and uploaded by hackers on their dark web portal. 

Individual Risk: 1.891 = Severe

Cybercriminals got their hands on a small subset of employee data including unspecified confidential information relating to 130 employees in Costa Rica.

Customers Impacted: 130 employees so far

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware that strikes your partner or service provider can be your problem too. Protecting businesses against damage from third party sources is a must these days.