Gyrodata: Mining Technology
Risk to Business: 2.463 = Severe
A ransomware attack against mining technology organization Gyrodata has potentially leaked the sensitive information of current and former employees. Gyrodata said it has been the victim of a ransomware attack that led to a possible data breach. So far, the number of potential victims has not been confirmed, though Gyrodata, which is headquartered in Houston, Texas, has multiple offices worldwide in countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Ecuador, Malaysia, and Scotland.
Individual Impact: No sensitive personal or financial information was confirmed as compromised in this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware has been an increasingly popular tool for cybercriminals to use against targets in the education sector. Preventing it from hitting systems is just as important as protecting data.