ScanSource suffers a cyberattack

The attack affected the company’s operations in North America and Brazil.

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Technology provider ScanSource disclosed that it was targeted in a ransomware attack on 14 May, resulting in the disruption of its systems, business operations, and customer portals.

The impact of the cyberattack is substantial, leading to anticipated service delays for customers in North America and Brazil. The company is still assessing the extent of the damage and is working to bring the affected systems back online.

The responsible ransomware group and potential data breaches remain unknown at this time. ScanSource has informed law enforcement of the incident.

ScanSource is a prominent US company offering cloud services, SaaS connectivity, network communications, and specialised solutions such as point of sale, security, and automatic identification and data capture.