Equinix is investigating a security incident involving ransomware, the world’s largest data center and colocation provider said in a statement on Wednesday 9 September.
Their teams took immediate action to address the cyberattack by contacting law enforcement.
“Our data centers and service offerings, including managed services, remain fully operational, and the incident has not affected our ability to support our customers,” said Equinix.
As most of their customers operate their own equipment within Equinix data centers, this attack is said to have had no impact on equipment or data.
“The security of the data in our systems is always a top priority and we intend to take all necessary actions, as appropriate, based on the results of our investigation,” the statement reported.
Equinix has promised to provide any more updates as it becomes available.
Earlier this month, cybersecurity specialists Trend Micro revealed
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