German Autoparts Specialist, the Bilstein Group, Confirms Cyberattack

June 28, 2023


The Bilstein Group was apparently recently hit by a ransomware attack. The perpetrators published company data on the dark web. The auto parts specialist confirmed to CSO that a recent cyber attack occurred. "However, this was quickly discovered by our systems and IT specialists, so that the effects were marginal," explained a spokesman. The company declined to release any further information about the case. It is not known if there was a ransom note.

The BianLian ransomware gang has put the Bilstein Group on its victim list. In late April, 60GB of internal company data surfaced on the dark web, this includes includes personnel, accounting and financial data.

Incident Date

April 29, 2023



Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified