Cyber criminals target Wisconsin manufacturers for secrets, harm

Eric Isbister learned, in an unusual way, that his company’s website was vulnerable to an attack when it was hijacked by someone selling leather jackets.

Isbister is president of GenMet, a Mequon metal fabrication company that’s not in the leather apparel business, yet someone was using the GenMet site for that purpose.

“I don’t know exactly how he did that, but he can’t do it anymore,” Isbister said about putting a stop to the shenanigans.

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