An apparent ransomware infection at Barnes & Noble, which impacted the retailer’s corporate systems and disabled in-store point-of-sale terminals, has led to speculation over whether a lack of business network segmentation could have assisted the malware’s propagation.
The Oct. 10 attack also prevented users of the Nook digital reader from accessing content and services, serving as a reminder to the corporate world of the unique damage that ransomware can deal to companies specializing in consumer-facing content delivery and distribution.
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