Source: Cloud Hosting And IT Service Synoptek Suffered Ransomware Attack. The ending of 2019 also brought trouble for a number of businesses in terms of cybersecurity. Before the year-end, another ransomware attack affected IT service provider Synoptek.
Synoptek Faced Cyber Attack Reportedly, the California-based cloud management and IT service provider Synoptek has fallen prey to a cyber attack. The firm that serves over a thousand customers suffered a cyber attack around Christmas time.
Consequently, it caused disruption in various operations. The news about Synoptek service disruptions surfaced online after people began discussing it on Reddit.
However, the firm only confirmed the security incident in a tweet on December 27, 2019. That time too, they merely called it a “credential compromise” which they contained.