Reports from Western Digital stated that they had a network security incident on March 26, 2023, in which an unauthorized group gained access to their company’s systems.
After its initial discovery, they disclosed this incident on April 2, 2023, took necessary precautions, and implemented incident response efforts. They have been investigating this issue to understand the level of data exfiltrated by the third party.
The company had isolated its systems from the public internet and progressed with external cyber security experts to restore its operations.
As stated by Western Digital, “Our factories are and have been operational throughout this incident and we are shipping products to meet our customers’ needs. While initially impacted by our proactive measures, as of April 13, 2023, My Cloud service was restored. Account access to Western Digital’s online store also was impacted and is expected to be restored the week of May 15,…