Garmin Expects To Restore The Operation Of Its Systems In The Coming Days, After A Hacker Attack
Garmin, which makes digital devices for navigation, outdoor activities, and sports, expects to fully restore its services within the next few days, which were affected on July 23 by a cyber attack that caused users to have problems accessing its website, mobile app and support service, according to a press release published on the company's official website.
"There is no indication that hackers gained access to any personal information of users, including payment information, and this data was not lost or stolen. Moreover, the functionality of Garmin products was not affected, problems only occurred with connecting users to online services," the report says. According to the company's representatives, employees are currently repairing damaged systems, and all services will start functioning normally again within the next few days.
Affected systems are being restored and we expect to return to normal operation over the next few days. We do not expect any material impact to our operations or financial results because of this outage. As our affected systems are restored, we expect some delays as the backlog of information is being processed. We are grateful for our customers’ patience and understanding during this incident and look forward to continuing to provide the exceptional customer service and support that has been our hallmark and tradition.
The American multinational company Garmin started working back in 1989. It is engaged in the production of various types of electronic devices for the land, sea, and air navigation, as well as active recreation and sports: navigators, echo sounders, smartwatches, action cameras, heart rate monitors, and other similar devices.