Parasol Group: Business Services
Risk to Business: 1.727= Severe
UK umbrella company Parasol Group was forced to shut down some of its IT systems last week after an intrusion was detected. The outage impacted the company’s MyParasol payment portal for contractors and freelancers, leading to payroll issues that caused some folks to not get paid. The company is also having invoicing problems as a result of the incident.
Individual Impact: No 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: the register