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Hundreds of bookstores across France, Belgium, and the Netherlands was hit by a ransomware

Exploit: Ransomware

TiteLive: Bookstore Support Platform Provider

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Risk to Business: 1.661=Severe

Bookstores across France, Belgium, and the Netherlands have had a rough week after a suspected ransomware attack crippled the IT systems of TiteLive, a French company that operates a widely used SaaS platform for book sales and inventory management. The attack caused outages of MediaLog, the company’s primary product, used by more than 1,000 bookstores, according to TiteLive’s website. An investigation and recovery are ongoing. No gang has claimed responsibility.

Individual Impact: No consumer PII or financial data exposure was disclosed in this breach as of press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business This is a good illustration of today’s third-party/supply perils. One ransomware attack on a company like this can ripple out to impact many businesses.

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