On July 30th, BleepingComputer began following an outage for one of Canon’s websites, image.canon. After Canon posted a status update, BleepingComputer initially believed it was due to a cyber-attack rather than a simple service outage. BleepingComputer received images from a source on August 5th showing a message from Canon’s internal IT department about “wide spread system issues affecting multiple applications, Teams, Email, and other systems.” Several Canon-owned domains are currently affected and a partial ransom note confirming Maze’s involvement has been shared. When contacted, the Maze operators claimed to have stolen 10TB worth of data as part of the attack and denied being responsible for the initial image.canon outage.
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