News and Updates on Information Technology

United States – Steris

Exploit: Third Party Data Breach
Steris: Medical Equipment Sales 

Risk to Small Business: 1.919 = Severe

The ransomware gang Clop is claiming to have snatched an unspecified amount of information belonging to the Steris Corporation during a ransomware attack at third party cloud solutions provider Accellion. A small amount of internal data including studies and communications was identified as Steris data.

Individual Risk:  No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as part of this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Third party threats are growing more serious as cybercriminals collect information used in past breaches to fuel future attacks.