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Canada – Canadian Discount Car and Truck Rentals

Exploit: Ransomware
Canadian Discount Car and Truck Rentals: Vehicle Rental Company

Risk to Small Business: 1.668 = Severe

The DarkSide ransomware gang claims to have stolen 120 GB of data from Canadian Discount Car and Truck Rentals. The snatched data includes marketing, finance, account, banking and franchisee information. The company’s clients are also unable to book or manage rentals online.

Individual Risk: No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as part of this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware usually means phishing, today’s top threat to businesses. Every company can be hit by ransomware at any time. Employee training is vital to guard against this threat.