INCIDENT: German Wind Turbine Maker Hit in Cyberattack

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

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • German wind-turbine maker Nordex hit by cyberattack
  • Cyberattack Shuts German Turbine Maker

Impacts

IT

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