ANDOVER, MA – MKS Instruments Inc has announced that it is investigating a ransomware attack that occurred last week and affected its production-related systems.

In a filing to the SEC, the company said it has temporarily suspended operations at some of its facilities as part of the effort to contain the attack. MKS said it is working to complete its investigation and restore the company’s systems and impacted operations as quickly as possible, and the full scope of the costs and impact from the attack is not yet known.

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