INCIDENT: German Automotive Parts Manufacturer Hit by Sodinokibi/REvil Ransomware Group

Gedia Automotive Group headquarters in Attendorn fell victim to a cyberattack on January 21. Shutdown of all systems was enforced to prevent a complete IT infrastructure breakdown. The company confirmed the attack shortly after the Sodinokibi ransomware gang threatened to publish sensitive data.

Incident Date

January 21, 2020

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost

unknown, but >50GB of data was stolen.

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

References:

  • Sodinokibi Ransomware Threatens to Publish Data of Automotive Group
  • Travelex hackers shut down German car parts company Gedia in massive ‘cyber attack’

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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