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Swedish Camera maker Axis shut down all public-facing internet services after the attack

Exploit: Hacking

Axis: Camera Manufacturer

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Risk to Business: 1.719 = Severe

Axis has shut down all of its public-facing services in response to alerts from its cybersecurity and intrusion detection system on Sunday, the company said in a statement. Axis said that its Case Insight tool in the US and the Camera Station License System were dealing with partial outages as well as Device Manager Extend Device upgrades for OS and apps. The incident is under investigation and services are expected to be restored quickly.

Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cloud-hosted services and data have become very attractive for hackers, with cloud data breaches up by 30% in 2021.

Source: Znet