ScanSource ‘Has Resumed’ Operations After Ransomware Attack

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Mark Haranas

ScanSource tells CRN that after “tireless work,” the company has now resumed regular business operations after being hit by a ransomware attack more than two weeks ago.

ScanSource’s official homepage was back online as of Tuesday.

ScanSource tells CRN it was resuming normal “business operations” following a ransomware attack this month that crippled some of its digital systems and caused customer outages.

The IT services and telecom distributor confirmed on May 16 that it had been hit by a ransomware attack that created issues with some of ScanSource’s basic digital systems, including its website, which impacted customers and suppliers in North America.

ScanSource told CRN today that any issues stemming from the attack are now over.

“As a result of the diligent and tireless work of our teams, ScanSource has resumed business operations,” said a ScanSource spokesperson in an email to CRN.

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Furthermore, the Greenville, S.C.-based company said it was “excited” to be serving its channel partners once again.

“We are excited to be back serving our channel partners and helping to grow their businesses. Thank you to our partners and suppliers for their patience and support,” ScanSource said.

ScanSource Ransomware Attack

ScanSource is a global tech distributor that connects devices to the cloud for customers across hardware, SaaS, connectivity and cloud computing.

On May 16, ScanSource sent out a release explaining that it was subject to a ransomware attack, which was initially discovered by the company on May 14. The ransomware attack impacted employees, customers and suppliers for several days. The company pointed to North America and Brazil as among the affected geographies.

ScanSource immediately began investigating the attack while also implementing its incident response plan.

“ScanSource is actively managing the…