Exploit: Unsecured Database
Ledger: Cryptocurrency Storage Platform
Risk to Small Business: 1.667 = Severe Once again, Ledger is hot water for a cyberattack. This time, Ledger users received a phishing email that directed them to log in at a new address, allowing cybercriminals to steal both the victim’s login credentials and cryptocurrency. This is the company’s second incident this year, and information from that July 2020 incident is suspected to have played a part in this attack.
Individual Risk: No personal or consumer information was reported as impacted in this incident.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: When you’re storing sensitive data, that information needs extra protection in order to really serve your clients.
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.