Cyberattack at Opus Interactive knocks Ruby Receptionists offline, disrupting service for thousands

Mike Rogoway reports:

Ruby Receptionists, the Portland company that serves as a phone receptionist for thousands of small businesses, has suffered a major outage that knocked it offline all week.

One of Ruby’s online vendors was hit by a cyberattack that left the company unable to accept any incoming calls or online messages, CEO Kate Winkler wrote in a note to clients Monday. She instructed clients to stop forwarding their phone calls to Ruby.

Read more at OregonLive.

The attack on Opus Interactive also the campaign finance firm C&E Systems used by the state elections’ system, but the firm said that it would not compromise the state campaign finance reporting.

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