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U.S.-based FlexBooker announces data breaches affecting over 3.7 million accounts

Exploit: Hacking

FlexBooker: Scheduling Platform

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Risk to Business: 1.806=Moderate

FlexBooker experienced an attack before the holidays that resulted in the theft of more than three million user records. The platform is used for scheduling and employee calendar management by small businesses like doctor’s offices, real estate companies, service sector businesses, and similar companies. Bleeping Computer reports that a group calling themselves Uawrongteam, has claimed responsibility, providing links to archives and files with sensitive information, such as photos, driver’s licenses, and other IDs as proof.

Individual Impact: No specific information about exposed customer personal or financial data was available at press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cybercriminals are especially likely to target companies that provide time-sensitive products and services in hopes of a fast extortion payment.

Source: Bleeping Computer