Skate shops in New York City will reopen after their closure due to cyber attacks.
The companies that run the shops were shut down after a cyberattack that resulted in more than $100 million in losses, according to a statement from Skateboards NYC.
“After a successful assessment of the impact of this cyber attack, the owners of these businesses have decided to return to operation,” the statement reads.
“The owners will be able to resume normal operations on Friday, September 26, 2018, and reopen on Monday, September 30, 2018.
Skateboarders in New England, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island can find skateboarding products and apparel at many of these shops, and all stores will be open for business on Thursday, September 23, 2018.”
In the statement, Skateboarding NYC said that the owners will have a full recovery and that the city will provide support to all businesses impacted by this cyberattack.
The businesses will be compensated through insurance.
Skateboards and other online skate shops have been in business in New Jersey since 2011, when they began offering skating sessions online.
It’s not clear whether the shutdown affected them, or if they’ll reopen once they reopen.
Skater jump shops were first established in California, and were shuttered in 2014 after a hacking attack, according a statement by the California Department of Insurance and Insurance Services.
The California Department says they have reopened, but the California Board of Insurance says it will be reviewing the situation and may close the businesses.
In 2016, a Florida company said it had shut down its skateboard business after being attacked, but that the business reopened after having received $1 million in insurance reimbursement.