Biotech Firm Back Up After Malware Attack

February 4, 2021

INCIDENT

Miltenyi Biotec is back up and running after a malware attack hit parts of its global infrastructure.
The company said in a note on its website: “Miltenyi Biotec is happy to announce that we are again fully operational.” Miltenyi Biotec started up in 1989 in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. The company offers solutions for cell and therapy research, including COVID-19-related products. It has facilities in 28 countries and has over 3,000 workers.
Over the past two weeks, various parts of the company ended up halted because of a malware attack.

Incident Date

November 16, 2020

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified