Netgain shuts down after a ransomware attack

Netgain shuts down after a ransomware attack

Exploit:  Ransomware
Netgain: Data Hosting Provider 


Risk to Small Business: 2.127 = Severe A ransomware incident led to shutdowns and slowdowns across Netgain’s data hosting environment. The company was forced to completely shut down all systems on 12/4 for containment and remediation. Service has been restored to customers but they may still experience performance issues.


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

Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business:  Ransomware can have damaging consequences for businesses that go beyond the initial hit causing huge operational headaches and long recovery operations.

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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