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United States – Navistar International Corporation

Exploit: Ransomware

Navistar International Corporation: Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer

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Risk to Business: 2.812= Moderate

Truck manufacturer Navistar International has notified the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that they’ve fallen prey to a ransomware attack. Navistar makes trucks, buses and diesel engines, while its Navistar Defense subsidiary produces several US military vehicles. The company confirmed that there was data exfiltration in the suspected ransomware attack, but no details have been made available regarding the nature of that data.

Individual Impact: No sensitive personal or financial information has been declared compromised in this incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Ransomware is evolving, meaning every incident stands a chance of containing an even harder to stop new variant that could do lasting damage.