Western Digital revealed a network security breach on March 26th, allowing unauthorized individuals to access specific company systems.
The extent of the compromised data remains undisclosed, but the My Cloud storage service has been impacted, leaving users unable to access their files online. In response to the incident, Western Digital implemented immediate security measures and sought assistance from forensic and security experts. Additionally, the company is working with law enforcement to track down and prosecute the culprits involved.
As the investigation proceeds, Western Digital has yet to provide details on the breach's nature and magnitude. The company's status page verifies the My Cloud service's unavailability and states that they are diligently working to reinstate the infrastructure and services. Nonetheless, no estimated timeline for service restoration has been provided.