Cyberattack at Senate of Puerto Rico disables internet, phone systems and websites

Exploit: Hacking
Senate of Puerto Rico: State Legislative Body Services


Risk to Business: 2.223 = Severe
Puerto Rico’s Senate announced Wednesday that it was the target of a cyberattack that disabled its internet provider, phone system and official online page Senate President José Luis Dalmau said in a statement that there is no evidence that hackers were able to access sensitive information belonging to employees, contractors or consultants, although the incident is still under investigation.


Individual Impact: No specifics about any consumer/employee PII or financial data loss were available at press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown
How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Cyberattacks o government agencies have been ramping up in recent months without the impetus of added tension in Eastern Europe.

Risk Levels:
1 - 1.5 = Extreme Risk
1.51 - 2.49 = Severe Risk
2.5 - 3 = Moderate Risk

*The risk score is calculated using a formula that considers a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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