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NEW YORK – Bio-Rad Laboratories disclosed in a Form 8-K filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack on its network the day before.

The firm declared that it immediately took certain systems offline and is now working to restore full system functionality. "Customers may experience delays in placing orders while Bio-Rad’s systems are down," the firm wrote, but also said that there is currently no evidence of any unauthorized transfer or misuse of data.

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