Spirit Super: Financial Services
Risk to Business: 2.771 = Severe
Spirit Super has announced that a cyberattack caused by an employee falling for a phishing message is the cause of a cyberattack that has led to data exposure for an estimated approximately 50,000 member records from 2019/2020. The company said that the incident was quickly mitigated, and the damage contained, with new security measures added.
Risk to Individual: 2.643 = Severe
Spirit Super says that the information potentially exposed includes client names, addresses, ages, email addresses, telephone numbers, member account numbers and member balances. The company was quick to assure members that the exposed data doesn’t include dates of birth, government identification numbers or any bank details.
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Phishing is the first step in more than 90% of data breaches, making stopping it a top security priority.
Source: Financial Standard