Garmin services struggle back to life after reported ransomware attack

Garmin’s smartwatches are syncing again. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Garmin services appear to be coming online after having been down since late Wednesday from an apparent ransomware attack. Garmin Connect, the service that lets runners, swimmers, and athletes of all sorts obsessively track their performance measured by Garmin wearables, is now syncing data again, The Verge can confirm. All of our training data collected since Wednesday is now visible in the Garmin app.

Dozens of relieved Garmin owners on Twitter are also reporting the first signs of life, seeing data collected from their wearables now appear in the Garmin Connect app on their phones.

Garmin’s app, however, is still reporting server maintenance and the Garmin status page says Garmin Connect access is “limited,” so Garmin users are not…

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