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France – Beneteau SA

Exploit: Malware
Beneteau SA: Maritime Vessel Builder 

Risk to Small Business: 2.062 = Severe

French boat builder Beneteau SA has experienced a malware attack that has forced it to temporarily suspend some operations. The company says that it will be deploying backups and production at some of its units, particularly in France, will have to slow down or stop for a few days.

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: Malware is frequently used to damage a company’s operations capability, and its most commonly delivered by a phishing email.