Wisconsin Based Snap-On Attacked by Conti Ransomware Gang

Exploit: Ransomware
Risk to Business: Severe

Major tool manufacturer Snap-on has disclosed that it has been the victim of a ransomware attack. The Conti ransomware group has claimed responsibility. The group has already begun leaking Snap-on’s data online. Snap-on reported that the breach was discovered when it detected suspicious network activity, which led to them shutting down company systems. Employee and franchisee data was compromised.   See more here.

Individual Impact: Severe

Snap-on told the California Attorney General’s Office in a filing that the exposed data included associate and franchisee names, Social Security Numbers, dates of birth and employee identification numbers.  See more here.

Stress on your Business: Companies that store large quantities of personal information including names, social security numbers, dates of birth and employee identification numbers are prime targets for Cyber Threat Actors.

How Sieve can help: Every company needs a Ransomware resilience plan that will help insulate organizations from trouble like this.  Contact us at 414.238.2110 or at [email protected] to schedule a Ransomware Vulnerability Assessment and learn more about how Ransomware is evolving and get tips for protecting your data.

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