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United States iConstituent

Exploit: Ransomware

IConstituent: Communications Services

cybersecurity news represented by agauge showing severe risk

Risk to Business: 1.655= Severe

A major service provider to members of the US House of Representatives is recovering from a ransomware incident that has left Members scrambling. iConstituent provides constituent communications services for House offices including facilitating Member emails and newsletters. The House Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is coordinating a response with iConstituent, and the CAO has announced that no other House data or systems have been compromised.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware against service providers has been a hot profit center for cybercriminals and they’re not letting up on potentially vulnerable targets.