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Exploit: Ransomware Web Hosting Provider

Risk to Small Business: 1.402 = Extreme

REvil has had a nasty impact at this web hosting provider, causing a complete shutdown of company systems. The company says that a “limited number” of customer sites have been affected. Impacted functions included WordPress and DotNetNuke managed hosting platforms, online databases, email servers, DNS servers, RDP access points, and FTP servers.

Individual Risk: has not released any information about potential client impact, although the company did note that they’d taken measures to secure client data.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Third party risk is a growing problem for every business, especially as cybercriminals target more centralized service and infrastructure companies.