Cyberattack on Hearing Aid Manufacturer in Germany

April 2, 2024

INCIDENT

The German hearing aid manufacturer Kind has been the target of a hacker attack. In addition to the headquarters near Hanover, communication with more than 600 specialist stores was also affected, said a company spokesperson. There are currently no indications that customer data has been stolen. The systems were shut down immediately and it is hoped that this has averted greater damage.

Incident Date

February 6, 2024

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost

impacted communication with > 600 specialist stores

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified