News and Updates on Information Technology

United States – Steelcase

Exploit: Ransomware
Steelcase: Furniture Manufacturer 

Risk to Small Business: 2.311 = Severe

Furniture manufacturing giant Steelcase was hit with a nasty ransomware attack that forced a brief shutdown of all systems. The company was able to quickly contain the suspected Ryuk ransomware incident and says that no data was stolen. Recovery operations were fast and everything is back online.

Individual Risk: No personal or consumer information was reported as impacted in this incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: These days, ransomware attacks aren’t just a threat to data – they’re being used to shut down production lines, impact infrastructure, and cause havoc.