New York City Law Department: Municipal Government Agency
Risk to Business: 1.633 = Severe
The New York City Law Department experienced a cyber attack that impacted its computer systems, forcing it to shut down its technology. The network also had to be disconnected from other city systems for safety. Systems are being restored slowly and the FBI is investigating along with New York police.
Individual Impact: No sensitive personal or financial information has been confirmed as compromised in this incident.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Attacks that strike at government and infrastructure targets frequently use ransomware to get the job done, and no matter how big or small, no organization is safe.
Source: NY Times