Exploit: Malware
Secaucus High School: New Jersey school district

Risk to Small Business: 2.333 = Severe: Two high school freshmen were arrested for disabling their school’s Wi-Fi system to avoid taking tests. The students used a private company to execute the hack, resulting in them being charged with computer criminal activity and conspiracy to commit computer criminal activity. Although the systems are back up and running, it remains to be seen how the students will be disciplined by the school district.

Individual Risk: 2.482 = Severe: None.

Customers Impacted: 2
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Hacks are being commoditized, with packaged products capable of bringing down systems and stealing information becoming readily available on the Dark Web. Smaller organizations must learn to recognize such trends and protect their members, customers, and staff by investing in security providers that host solutions enabling them to understand the inner workings of online, underground marketplaces.

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