Western Digital announced today that their networks were compromised and that unauthorized access to corporate systems was gained. The details regarding what happened during the Western Digital hacking event are in our news.
Manufacturer of computer drives and the provider of data storage services Western Digital (WD) said in a statement to the press that the security breach on the network was discovered on Sunday, the 26th of March. The investigation is continuing in collaboration with law enforcement personnel in the present.
Press Release by Western Digital
Western Digital said in a statement that it had an immediate response and an investigation began immediately, with the assistance of the top security experts and expert forensics. The suspect could have gained access to some of the company’s records. The investigation is continuing to discover the nature and extent of the data.
My Cloud is out of service
WD has taken extra security measures to secure its operations and systems following the attack. In this case, certain Western Digital services have been temporarily unavailable. For instance, many users who have used My Cloud since the event was held have noticed that they can’t access their data through the cloud.