News and Updates on Information Technology

Germany – Miltenyi Biotec

Exploit: Malware
Miltenyi Biotec: Cell and Therapy Research Solutions Provider

Risk to Small Business: 2.322 = Severe

Malware is to blame for a recent spate of order processing snafus at Miltenyi Biotec, a major manufacturer and distributor of essential solutions used in scientific research and medical therapies. The company noted that it has been able to control the problem and does not anticipate a significant future impact.

Individual Risk: No personal or consumer information was reported as impacted in this incident so far, but it is still being remediated.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business:  Malware can arrive on your doorstep in many ways, but it’s most likely to come attached to a phishing email.