German Steelmaker Hacked

June 28, 2023

INCIDENT

The IT network of Badische Stahlwerke (BSW) is affected by unauthorized network access. BSW identified the hacker attack on Thursday. The company reacted immediately and shut down all relevant systems in an isolated and controlled manner.

This also affected parts of the production. Employees reportedly furloughed. Parts of the production facilities were started up again on Friday. Investigation is ongoing.

Incident Date

April 20, 2023

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost

Production affected, partial start-up after one day.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified