Cyberattack at the Chinese Subsidiary of a German Furniture Manufacturer

March 16, 2023

INCIDENT

A Chinese production site of the Hettich Group has involuntarily been the victim of a cyber attack. As yet unknown attackers have hacked the internal networks and deposited malware there. The company's website states: " It is not yet possible to say when the Chinese subsidiary will be able to fully access all IT systems again. Local production in China is continuing. As far as we know at present, other companies in the Hettich Group are not affected. From today's point of view, the ability to deliver to our customers outside China is not limited."

Incident Date

August 15, 2022

Location

China
Germany

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified