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Senate Puerto Rico was the target of a cyberattack that crippled ISPs, telephone systems and official online sites

Exploit: Hacking

Senate of Puerto Rico: State Legislative Body

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Risk to Business: 2.223 =Severe

Puerto Rico’s Senate announced Wednesday that it was the target of a cyberattack that disabled its internet provider, phone system, and official online page Senate President José Luis Dalmau said in a statement that there is no evidence that hackers were able to access sensitive information belonging to employees, contractors or consultants, although the incident is still under investigation.

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

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cyberattacks o government agencies have been ramping up in recent months without the impetus of added tension in Eastern Europe.

Source: ABC News