INCIDENT: Entire System of Global Energy Provider ista International Hacked in Two Days

ista International GmbH announced a cyber attack on its website. All affected IT systems were initially taken offline, resulting in various functions and services being unavailable. The company’s customer portal and email functionality are switched off. ista asks to refrain from contacting them. “We will inform them immediately via our website when the contact options are available again .. you will temporarily be limited or unable to use certain functions and services."

ista describes the company: "..we already have 400,000 gateways in use for our customers that link over 25 million connected devices to each other". Daixin Team states they went through one of those gateways and took control of the entire system in two days.

ista International takes care of about 30 million networked devices in 22 countries in the field of sub-metering.

Incident Date

August 1, 2022



Estimated Cost

Ransom payment offered, not accepted. Data leaked.

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:


  • SCOOP: ista International takes systems offline in wake of ransomware attack; Daixin Team claims thousands of servers encrypted
  • Cyber attack on ista paralyzes systems



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