Cyberattacks seem to have no end. A new one targeted Olympus, a firm that specializes in medical technology, over the weekend, on Sunday, October 10. Following this Olympus cyberattack, the companies from the U.S., Latin America, and Canada had to close off their IT systems.
In regards to the “potential” Olympus cyberattack, the enterprise did not confirm if company data or customer information were leaked or accessed in this incident.
They also released a communication on this matter saying that:
Upon detection of suspicious activity, we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including forensics experts, and we are currently working with the highest priority to resolve this issue. As part of the investigation and containment, we have suspended affected systems and have informed the relevant external partners. The current results of our investigation indicate the incident was contained to the Americas with no known impact to other regions. (…) We are working with appropriate third parties on this situation and will continue to take all necessary measures to serve our customers and business partners in a secure way.
Succeeding BlackMatter Ransomware Attack on Olympus’ EMEA
As BleepingComputer mentions, this new Olympus cyberattack follows the one that happened at the