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United States – Cache Creek Casino

Exploit: Ransomware
Cache Creek Casino: Resort

Risk to Small Business: 1.492 = Extreme

Ransomware cleaned up at Cache Creek Casino in California, shutting down operations at the popular gambling destination just as it began recovering from a COVID-19 closure earlier this year. No reopening date has been set as the investigation and recovery continues. Other businesses including a golf club and shopping at the complex remain open. Cache Creek Casino is part of Cache Creek Casino Resort, one of Northern California’s largest casino-resort destinations, is owned and operated by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.

Individual Risk: No individual information was reported as compromised in this incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: More than 60% of businesses that experience a damaging cyberattack close – and it’s even more dangerous now as businesses try to recover from COVID-19 closures.