European defense contractor, Hensoldt, allegedly Victim of Snatch Ransomware Attack.

June 23, 2023


A French subsidiary of HENSOLDT AG, and part of its subsidiaries ("Nexeya"), have become the target of a serious cyber attack on its IT infrastructure in recent days. According to current information, both of Nexeya's data centers in France have been affected, and it is likely that a significant amount of data has been accessed and systems have been encrypted. Nexeya's ongoing operations have been impacted by this cyber attack.

A comprehensive investigation of the incident has been launched immediately, in close cooperation with the relevant authorities.

Work is proceeding at full speed to restore Nexeya's ongoing operations as quickly as possible. According to current knowledge, the IT infrastructure and data of other companies of the HENSOLDT Group are not affected.

Incident Date

August 18, 2022

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified