The Enel Group: Energy Manufacture & Distribution
Risk to Small Business: 1.909 = Severe
Multinational energy conglomerate Enel was the latest victim of Netwalker ransomware, as cybercriminals demand a $14 million ransom. The ransomware gang claims to have several terabytes of data. The company was also hit with Snake ransomware in July. Investigation and recovery are ongoing.
Individual Risk: No personal or financial data is reported as stolen or compromised in this incident.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Attacks on infrastructure targets have been escalating, including energy, logistics, and industrial transportation companies. While cybercriminals are still out for data, they’re also looking to disrupt essential services.