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By Clare O’Gara
Mon | Nov 11, 2019 | 7:45 AM PST

It's something more dangerous to surfers than sharks.

Boardriders was just hit by a ransomware attack affecting some of its major brands, including QuikSilver and Billabong.

The attack forced them to shut down computing systems worldwide.

BleepingComputer covered the details:

Following the incident, Boardriders said in a statement to ShopEatSurf that the attack impacted multiple systems, from several regions around the world.

"Our IT teams have been working to quickly restore our systems to support our operations, which are now largely transacting and shipping normally," Boardriders also said.

"We are proud of how our teams have responded to this challenge, and we are incredibly grateful for their hard work," the company added. "We also greatly appreciate our customers' and vendors' patience and support during this brief interruption.”

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