Cyberattack Shuts Down Operations at Precision Casting Foundry, Europea Microfusioni Aerospaziali

March 27, 2023


Europea Microfusioni Aerospaziali S.p.A, leader in aerospace investment casting, has been hacked on November 17 and was forced to stop the production lines. ITV News reported on 23 November that a team of 40 technicians is employed in the Altirpini plants, including experts sent by Rolls Royce and cyber security professionals. The team is working tirelessly to restore the servers. Telephone lines are also down at the moment. The partial opening of some production departments continue with respect to the standards disseminated by Rolls Royce. The English multinational confirms the cyber attack and the demanding restoration work, and an update of the conditions in the shortest possible time.

Incident Date

November 17, 2022



Estimated Cost

Production lines halted, employees sent home

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified