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"Confirmed: Garmin received decryptor for WastedLockerransomware"



 
 
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Old August 7th 20, 02:21 PM posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Roger Blake[_2_]
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Default "Confirmed: Garmin received decryptor for WastedLockerransomware"

On 2020-08-04, Lynn McGuire wrote:
"After a four day outage, Garmin suddenly announced that they were
starting to restore services, and it made us suspect that they paid the
ransom to receive a decryptor."

"Garmin refused, though, to comment any further."


Perhaps they had good backups, kept offline. With that one can tell the
purveyors of ransomware to **** off.

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