Australia – Commonwealth Federal Courts

Exploit: Accidental data exposure Commonwealth Federal Courts: Federal Circuit Court of Australia Risk to Small Business: 2.805 = Moderate The Commonwealth Federal Courts have acknowledged a “systemic failure” that resulted in the publication of the personal details...

Australia – iStaySafe Pty

Exploit: Unauthorized database access iStaySafe Pty: GPS smartwatch for children Risk to Small Business: 2.434 = Severe This product lets parents track their child’s location and alerts them if the child leaves their designated safe location – but a coding error...

United Kingdom – SOS Online Backup

Exploit: Unprotected database SOS Online Backup: Cloud storage provider Risk to Small Business: 2.472 = Severe Cybersecurity researchers identified an exposed database containing nearly 70 GB of sensitive data. The database was discovered in November 2019, but it...

Canada – The Beer Store

Exploit: Malware attack Data Deposit Box: Retail outlet Risk to Small Business: 2.187 = Severe Cybercriminals infiltrated The Beer Store’s website and injected payment skimming malware into its online store. The online store allowed customers to place orders for...

United States – GoDaddy

Exploit: Phishing scam GoDaddy: Internet domain registrar Risk to Small Business: 2.313 = Severe A spear phishing attack tricked a customer service employee into providing information that ultimately allowed hackers to view and modify customer records. As a result,...

United States – 10x Genomics Inc.

Exploit: Ransomware 10x Genomics Inc.: Biotechnology company Risk to Small Business: 2.206 = Severe A ransomware attack disrupted operations at the biotechnology company, which is currently acting as part of a consortium working to quickly develop a treatment for...