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United States – Door Controls USA

Exploit: Ransomware
Door Controls USA: Door Parts Distributor 

Risk to Small Business: 2.083 = Severe

Hackers have leaked more than 140 GB of confidential and proprietary information from Texas-based Door Controls USA after the company failed to pay a requested ransom. The information is sorted into two categories, with one containing assorted documents related to company financials and accounting information including credit card statements, while the other is dedicated to sensitive research and development data, blueprints, schematics, product plans, and manufacturing instructions for a variety of door parts.

Individual Risk: No personal data was reported as exposed in the incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Information like this can live forever on the Dark Web. Manufacturing data like blueprints spec sheets, research and development files, schema, product plans and similar specific product information is a hot seller in Dark Web markets