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United Kingdom – SnapFulfil

Exploit: Ransomware
SnapFulFil: Warehouse Management Software Developer

Risk to Small Business: 1.407 = Extreme

In an email to customers last week, UK logistics software developer SnapFulFil reported that it had suffered a ransomware attack, shutting down operations for at least one customer, with other customers potentially impacted as well. There was no report of what data or systems were affected, and the developer claimed to be making upgrades that would protect clients from further harm.

Individual Risk: No personal information was reported as stolen in this incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware can shut down your business completely, causing chaos for customers and damaging your professional reputation. A total systems shutdown will not help burnish the reputation of a company that specializes in warehouse management software.