Kia Motors America: Ransomware
Risk to Small Business: 1.381 = Severe
Kia Motors America has experienced a suspected ransomware attack that has had a severe impact on its entire US operation. crippling some functions and impacting others for dealers and consumers. Sevices impacted include mobile UVO Link apps, phone services, payment systems, owner’s portal, and internal sites used by dealerships.
Individual Risk: No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as part of this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.
Customers Impacted: 50 million
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware can come calling at any time at any business with a devastating impact on operations, customer service, productivity and profit.