Exploit: Unauthorized Database Access
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy: Law Firm
Risk to Small Business: 2.3801 = Moderate
Data theft at a top law firm that provides employment verification screening services for companies like Google exposed a small amount of sensitive data. An unauthorized intrusion into a database exposed the employment verification information for some current and past Google employees.
Individual Risk: 2.992 = Moderate
The firm has not disclosed exactly what data was stolen although an employment verification or I-9 file can contain very sensitive information. The firm has also not indicated how many employees were affected although they’ve stated that it is a “limited number”
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: When you’re storing sensitive data, that information needs extra protection in order to really serve your clients.