INCIDENT: German Oil Tank Farm Shut Down

German tank logistics company Oiltanking fell victim to a cyber attack Saturday which shut down the loading and unloading of the company’s tank farms.
The company confirmed the attack to the publication “Handelsblatt” Monday. The attack also affected the mineral oil trader Mabanaft, like Oiltanking, a subsidiary of the Hamburg, Germany, group Marquard & Bahls.
An Oiltanking spokesperson said: “On Saturday 29 January 2022, Oiltanking GmbH Group and Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG (Mabanaft) Group discovered we have been the victim of a cyber incident affecting our IT systems.

Incident Date

January 29, 2022

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Cyber Attack Shuts Down German Oil Firm

Industries:

Impacts

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