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France – Forsee Power

Exploit: Ransomware
Forsee Power: Electromobility Battery Manufacturer  

Risk to Small Business: 1.113 = Severe

Netwalker ransomware is to blame for the leak of extensive business data at the Paris-based battery manufacturer, a world leader in electric mobility device power.  Cybercriminals exposed a directory containing folders such as Accounts Receivable, Finance, Collection Letters, Expenses, and Employees in an image posted to the Netwalker group blog.

Individual Risk: No personal or financial information was reported as stolen in this incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Sensitive business data is valuable – and it sells for a pretty penny on the Dark Web. Smart companies use Dark Web monitoring to stay on guard against the exposure of sensitive credentials and information on the Dark Web.