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Cyber ​​attacks cripple the State Bar of Georgia

Exploit: Hacking

State Bar of Georgia: Professional Organization

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Risk to Business: 2.804 = Moderate

The State Bar of Georgia has experienced a cyberattack that crippled the organization’s network, website and email system. Officials say that the attack began last Monday when an unauthorized user was discovered and that the organization’s IT team swung into action quickly to secure the network from further trouble. There was a continued impact on the Bar’s website throughout the week. The incident is under investigation.

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 Professional organizations have been on cybercriminal hit lists thanks to the abundant personal and sometimes financial data they tend to hold.

Source: The Record Media