While the specific nature of the cybersecurity incident has not been confirmed by the company, Olympus said it was working to contain the threat. Part of the company's response has been to shut down the systems that were affected.
"As part of the investigation and containment, we have suspended affected systems and have informed the relevant external partners," said the company in a statement published October 12.
Olympus said that it is "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," then apologized for any inconvenience caused by the incident.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing. However, Olympus has stated: "The current results of