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Noddaz
Noddaz PowerDork
6/19/24 2:14 p.m.

Well now, CDK is an automotive dealership management system that is used by quite  a lot of dealerships.

And it is down.  Hand write tickets for me.

bobzilla
bobzilla MegaDork
6/19/24 2:20 p.m.

Can't place orders, receive orders, bill invoices etc. Half my vendors are down right now. Rumor was $80B ransom 

BoulderG
BoulderG Reader
6/19/24 2:40 p.m.
barefootcyborg5000
barefootcyborg5000 UltimaDork
6/19/24 2:52 p.m.

Something like 1/3 of all US dealers. 
 

Not us, but we have our own issues!

Also, related, a local chain of dealers had their internal system hacked for ransom. They've been shut down completely for about a week. 

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH MegaDork
6/19/24 2:52 p.m.

$80B ransom is probably more than the company and combined dealerships could muster, $80M would be more conventional.

bobzilla
bobzilla MegaDork
6/19/24 2:56 p.m.
BoulderG said:

This looks very serious and very big:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cdk-global-cyberattack-impacts-thousands-of-us-car-dealerships/

It is. We cannot get any parts ordered for any GM, Ford or Chrysler products at this time.

1988RedT2
1988RedT2 MegaDork
6/19/24 3:53 p.m.

Market cap is 6.4B.  Annual sales is 1.7B. 

80B sounds like too much.

barefootcyborg5000
barefootcyborg5000 UltimaDork
6/19/24 4:10 p.m.

 

slefain
slefain UltimaDork
6/19/24 4:26 p.m.

Maybe someone is applying.....leverage.

bobzilla
bobzilla MegaDork
6/19/24 4:26 p.m.
1988RedT2 said:

Market cap is 6.4B.  Annual sales is 1.7B. 

80B sounds like too much.

$5 is too much for a bunch of pirates but I'm just that kinda guy. People that make a living killing others business and hampering entire continents are nothing but a bunch of shiny happy people. The things I would suggest be done to them cannot be printed. 

1988RedT2
1988RedT2 MegaDork
6/19/24 5:41 p.m.
bobzilla said:
1988RedT2 said:

Market cap is 6.4B.  Annual sales is 1.7B. 

80B sounds like too much.

$5 is too much for a bunch of pirates but I'm just that kinda guy. People that make a living killing others business and hampering entire continents are nothing but a bunch of shiny happy people. The things I would suggest be done to them cannot be printed. 

Oh, I quite agree.  They shouldn't pay it.  But asking for that much doesn't seem "reasonable" if they're actually looking to get paid.

1kris06
1kris06 HalfDork
6/20/24 12:33 a.m.

Today was stressful and hectic. Can't wait to unwind all the handwritten ro's and calling customers for payments.

preach
preach UltraDork
6/20/24 4:53 a.m.

911 system went down in MA yesterday too. Have a ME and an NH cell phone and got messages on both saying MA was down but ME/NH was still functional.

Steve_Jones
Steve_Jones UltraDork
6/20/24 7:11 a.m.

CDK had some stuff up Yesterday, got hit again late last night, just announced it'll be down all day Today at a minimum.....

Noddaz
Noddaz PowerDork
6/20/24 3:42 p.m.

This is fun.  Did I mention that?

@1kris06  Today was stressful and hectic. Can't wait to unwind all the handwritten ro's and calling customers for payments.

Right there with you.

Steve_Jones
Steve_Jones UltraDork
6/20/24 4:05 p.m.

CDK is now saying it will not be up until early next week at the earliest

Ranger50
Ranger50 MegaDork
6/20/24 4:24 p.m.
Steve_Jones said:

CDK is now saying it will not be up until early next week at the earliest

If it takes ascension healthcare 6+ weeks to get back up and running.... they are being very optimistic....

Steve_Jones
Steve_Jones UltraDork
6/20/24 4:51 p.m.

In reply to Ranger50 :

Agreed, the newest issue is scammers calling Dealerships pretending to be CDK support......

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH MegaDork
6/20/24 4:53 p.m.

I don't think it's too optimistic if they have good recent backups, 6+ weeks is nuts.

yupididit
yupididit UltimaDork
6/20/24 4:59 p.m.

No contingency to do things the old fashion way? 

slefain
slefain UltimaDork
6/20/24 5:03 p.m.
Steve_Jones said:

CDK is now saying it will not be up until early next week at the earliest

Holy crap.

Are car sales just grinding to a halt? I'm guessing any recall work is dead in the water right now.

bobzilla
bobzilla MegaDork
6/20/24 7:25 p.m.

Parts sales and orders are having a serious trickle down effect

Steve_Jones
Steve_Jones UltraDork
6/20/24 8:23 p.m.
slefain said:
Steve_Jones said:

CDK is now saying it will not be up until early next week at the earliest

Holy crap.

Are car sales just grinding to a halt? I'm guessing any recall work is dead in the water right now.

Many here are just closing vs trying to push through. 

Noddaz
Noddaz PowerDork
6/21/24 12:58 p.m.

Did I mention this is fun?

No, I didn't did I.

 

That's all I got at the moment.

mfennell
mfennell HalfDork
6/21/24 1:32 p.m.
GameboyRMH said:

I don't think it's too optimistic if they have good recent backups, 6+ weeks is nuts.

I would think any skilled attacker would get in and wait to make sure all the backups are compromised in the same way.

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