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Kings Plant Barn has contacted customers about a security breach to FlexBooker

Exploit: Third Party/Supply Chain

Kings Plant Barn: Garden Retailer

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Risk to Business: 1.677 = Severe

Kings Plant Barn is notifying customers that it has experienced a data breach after a data security incident at FlexBooker. The garden chain says that client names, email addresses and collection times were exposed but not passwords or other sensitive data. FlexBooker experienced an attack before the holidays that resulted in the theft of more than three million user records. The platform is used for scheduling and employee calendar management by small businesses like doctor’s offices, real estate companies, service sector businesses and similar companies.

Individual Impact: No specifics about consumer/employee PII or financial data loss were available at press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business In an increasingly interconnected world, SMBs need to be prepared for the security risks that they may face from a service provider’s security incident.

Source: nzherald