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The Netherlands – Ticketcounter

Exploit: Hacking
Ticketcounter: Ticketing Platform

Risk to Small Business: 1.603 = Severe

Ticketcounter, a platform that allows clients, such as zoos, parks, museums, and events, to provide online tickets to their venue, suffered a data breach after a user database containing 1.9 million unique email addresses was stolen from an unsecured staging server.

Individual Risk: 2.673 = Moderate

The data exposed can include full names, email addresses, phone numbers, IP addresses, and hashed passwords. People who use Ticketcounter should be aware of potential spear phishing attempts.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Unsecured servers are a rookie move. It pays to make sure that you’re following basic security procedures when storing or moving data.