German Wind Turbine Maker Hit in Cyberattack

April 5, 2022


A cyberattack shut down a German wind turbine maker’s IT systems across multiple locations and business units March 31.
Nordex designs, sells and manufactures wind turbines, reporting just over $5.9 billion in sales last year. The company has factories in Germany, China, Mexico, United States, Brazil, Spain and India.
“On 31 March 2022 Nordex Group IT security detected that the company is subject to a cyber security incident,” the company said in an advisory. “The intrusion was noted in an early stage and response measures initiated immediately in line with crisis management protocols. As a precautionary measure, the company decided to shut down IT systems across multiple locations and business units."

Incident Date

March 31, 2022



Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time


Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified