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Entertainment technology provider D-BOX Recovers From Ransomware Cyberattack

Exploit: Ransomware

D-BOX: Gaming Specialty Electronics

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Risk to Business: 1.919 = Severe

Canadian immersive entertainment technology provider D-BOX said it was gradually resuming its activities following a ransomware attack. The company said it had worked with incident response experts to determine that the impact was limited to internal systems and that its services to studios and theatre operators were not affected. All services have now been restored. The company has stated that it believes that its policy of segmentation between internal and customer-focused systems helped protect its clients.

Individual Impact: There has not yet been confirmed that consumer personal or financial information has been compromised in this incident but the investigation is ongoing. There has not been any announcement that employee information was impacted however the company is offering identity theft protection to employees.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware is the weapon of choice for both run-of-the-mill cybercriminals and nation-state threat actors. Every business needs to be ready for it.

Source: Cyber Intel Mag