Western Digital confirms breach, shuts down systems

NAS users unable to access data

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Security researchers have speculated that the incident could be ransomware-related
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Security researchers have speculated that the incident could be ransomware-related

US-based storage services provider Western Digital has shut down its My Cloud consumer cloud and backup service due to a systems hack.

On 26th March the company detected a security incident where it says an "unauthorised third party" was able to access several systems. The investigation is still in its early stages, and Western...

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