German Energy System Supplier Hit by Ransonware Attack
On November 10-11, Kisters AG in Germany was hit by a ransomware attack. Kisters AG is a critical infrastructure supplier for energy systems with the potential for downstream compromise. The software provider, which specializes in the energy industry, has shut down the system "to prevent further damage". Their website reports a new IT infrastructure was built. Close to normal operations was resumed by January 12, 2022.
November 21, 2021
Ransomware not paid. Operations back online within 2 months.
Type of Malware
No Malware identified
No threat source identified