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Simplify Group cyber attack leaves momentum

Exploit: Hacking

Simplify Group: Conveyancing & Property Services

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Risk to Business: 1.512= Severe

UK property services giant Simplify Group has been experiencing a cyberattack that impacted operations at many of its divisions. The company operates brands like Premier Property Lawyers, My Home Move, and DC Law. The outage was a spanner in the works for new and prospective homebuyers, including some that were mid-move, and they were quick to take to social media. Some systems have been restored and the incident is under investigation.

Individual Impact: No consumer PII or financial data exposure was disclosed in this incident as of press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Operational disruption from a ransomware attack is just as likely as data theft and sometimes even more damaging.

Source: itpro