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Olympus survives malware attack without data loss

On Sep. 8, Olympus was hit by a possible data breach, which the medtech company managed to avert without any operational disruptions.

Olympus, which is based in Japan, is investigating a cybersecurity incident that occured on Sep. 8, the medtech company reports in a statement.

The malware attack was targetted at sales and manufacturing networks in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Malware attacks typically consist of cybercriminals attempting to gain unauthorized access to computers to infect them with malicious code.

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