2020-01-13 AutoWeb, Inc. Cybersecurity Incident

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AutoWeb, Inc. initially disclosed a cybersecurity incident in an SEC 8-K filing on 2020-01-13 16:05:38 EST.

Incident Details

Material: Unknown
Is Breach: Unknown
Records Compromised: Unknown
Data Types Impacted: No Data Types Tracked (yet)

Compromised Date:
Detected Date: 2020-01-09
Disclosure Date: 2020-01-13
Contained Date:
Recovered Date:

Attack Goal: Unknown

Costs: No Costs Tracked (yet)


8-K filed on 2020-01-13

AutoWeb, Inc. filed an 8-K at 2020-01-13 16:05:38 EST
Accession Number: 0001654954-20-000373

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On January 9, 2020, AutoWeb, Inc. (“Company” or “AutoWeb”) discovered that its network was impacted by malware that encrypted servers on most systems and disrupted consumer and customer access to many of our services.

In connection with this incident, third-party consultants and forensic experts have been engaged to assist with the restoration and remediation of systems and to investigate the incident. While most impacted systems are once again operational, work is ongoing to restore full system functionality as quickly as possible. At this time, the Company has not discovered evidence that causes the Company to conclude that there has been any unauthorized access to or acquisition of any consumer personal information or customer confidential information.

The Company carries insurance, including cyber insurance. The full scope of the costs and related impacts of this incident, including the availability of insurance to offset some of these costs and related impacts of this incident, have not been fully determined.

Company Information

NameAutoWeb, Inc.
SIC DescriptionServices-Computer Programming, Data Processing, Etc.
CategoryNon-accelerated filer
Smaller reporting company
Fiscal Year EndDecember 30