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United States - Three Affiliated Tribes

Exploit: Ransomware


Risk to Business: 1.607= Severe

The Three Affiliated Tribes (the Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nations) announced to its staff and employees that its server was infected with ransomware. Since the server was hacked, the tribe has been unable to access files, email and critical information. Employees were also asked to refrain from using their work computers, Investigation and recovery is ongoing.


Individual Impact: No sensitive personal or financial information was confirmed as compromised in this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Business:  Protection from ransomware needs to be a top priority for every organization. These days a new attack is launched every 40 seconds putting every business in the line of fire.

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