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Professional services and insurance giant AON has suffered a cyberattack

Exploit: Ransomware

AON: Insurer

cybersecurity news represented by a gauge indicating moderate risk

Risk to Business: 2.176=Moderate

Insurance giant AON disclosed that it had suffered a cyberattack last week in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company said that it had discovered an incident that impacted some systems. AON does not suspect that there will be a material impact on clients or operations. The incident is suspected to involve ransomware. It is under investigation and the company has brought in outside experts.

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Companies like this that hold or store large amounts of valuable data are high on cybercriminal shopping lists.

Source: Bleeping Computer