July 27, 2020

Garmin says systems back online after cyber attack

San Francisco (AFP) – Computer networks of the smartwatch and electronics firm Garmin were coming back online Monday, the company said, after an outage widely believed to have been due to a ransomware attack.The company acknowledged it was the victim of a “cyber attack that encrypted some of our systems,” without offering details.The comments suggest a ransomware attack which would have required a payment to hackers in order to get a decryption key.”We are happy to report that many of the systems and services affected by the recent outage, including Garmin Connect, are returning to operation,”…

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