DDoS Attack Caused Brief Disruption at German weapons manufacturer Rheinmetall

November 25, 2023

INCIDENT

The Russian hacker group has today targeted the German weapons manufacturer Rheinmetall with a DDoS attack. Rheinmetall’s website was briefly unavailable on the morning of 28 March. Access was later restored.

Rheinmetall is expected to provide Ukraine with ammunition and weapons, such as tanks, which prompted the Russia-affiliated hackers to target the company.

Incident Date

March 28, 2023

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

Threat Source