Port of Kennewick: Municipal Agency
Risk to Small Business: 2.322 = Severe
Ransomware severely impacted operations at this inland port in Washington. Cybercriminals encrypted the port’s systems and demanded $200,000 in ransom to restore access to the port’s servers and files. The port authority, FBI, and an outside contractor have been working to restore full operations.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware is a huge threat to infrastructure targets as well as businesses, and nation-state actors are most likely to use ransomware in their attacks.