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Car rental company Sixt has been hit by a cyber-attack

Exploit: Hacking

Sixt: Car Rental Company

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Risk to Business: 1.909-Severe

Major car rental company Sixt has suffered IT disruptions at some locations in the wake of a cyberattack. The company says that the attack on April 29 forced them to restrict access to all their internal IT systems, snarling operations for clients and agents. The nature of the attack was not disclosed, and the incident remains under investigation. Sixt rents out cars from over two thousand locations in more than 100 countries.

Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Incidents like this can spawn customer headaches that do damage to a company’s reputation.

Source: digit