Garmin: Global Outage Because of Ransomware

According to reports from unnamed employees Garmin has become a target of a ransomware attack. On its website the company says: „We are currently experiencing an outage that affects Garmin.com and Garmin Connect.“ Garmin Connect is Garmin’s fitness tracking app.

Phone systems, mail and chat services are currently offline as well. A Taiwanese news site claims that Garmin IT staff sent an internal memo warning that company servers had been compromised. The WastedLocker ransomware may have infected those systems.

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