Garmin outage: Garmin likely paid ransom for decryptor of WastedLocker ransomware attack even though this would be against US sanctions

With Garmin back up online many people probably don’t care how Garmin resolved WastedLocker ransomware attack that was carried out on their systems last week. However, BleepingComputer has received some key information about how Garmin got back online, and it could place Garmin in an awkward situation. BleepingComputer was the first company to confirm Garmin … Read more

Garmin starts syncing data again – sort of – Garmin Connect & Activity Uploads working.

It looks like Garmin is slowly getting back up and running. This morning I got a notification that an activity had synced. I excitedly opened up the Garmin Connect app, but disappointingly I was greeted with the usual sorry we are doing for maintenance message. However, more data was there than usual. Heart rate data … Read more