Medical device manufacturer Olympus has issued a statement following a possible cyberattack on its IT systems in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America on Sunday, October 11. This revelation comes roughly one month after Olympus reported a cyberattack on its IT systems in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Upon identifying the potential incident, the company said, “we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including forensics experts, and we are currently working with the highest priority to resolve this issue.”
In the meantime, the affected systems have been suspended, with Olympus saying its investigation so far indicates that the incident was contained only to its IT systems serving the Americas.
“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,” the statement continued.
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