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Garmin outage - Cyber Attack #13646308 07/27/20 05:06 PM
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I am shocked I haven't seen anything on this topic on here yet. My SideVu stopped working correctly on the right side on my EchoMap 126sv about 2 weeks ago. I decided to call Garmin today to find out how to trouble shoot and get it fixed. When I called they had a message saying they can't receive any calls, chats or emails. So, I did a search and found this article. Looks like they have been hit with a ransomware attack.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/barryc...nsom-to-end-two-day-outage/#26ece9a03164


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Re: Garmin outage - Cyber Attack [Re: Chris G] #13646344 07/27/20 05:37 PM
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Thanks for posting. I use a Garmin golf watch- I played Thursday after work and haven’t been able to pull up the shot locations for the round or my stats since then. There is a message saying they are down for server maintenance. Initially it said they would be down for around 20 hrs for maintenance, but now no time frame is given. I never thought about a cyber attack.

Re: Garmin outage - Cyber Attack [Re: Chris G] #13646354 07/27/20 05:52 PM
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Yep. They are being extorted for $10,000,000.


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Re: Garmin outage - Cyber Attack [Re: Chris G] #13646598 07/27/20 08:41 PM
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That sucks, these ransomware deals are horrible!


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