Hackers Breach Systems at Steel giant ThyssenKrupp

February 28, 2024

INCIDENT

Steel giant ThyssenKrupp confirms that hackers breached systems in its Automotive division, forcing them to shut down IT systems as part of its response and containment effort. “The threat situation is under control, and we are working on a gradual return to normal operations,” a spokeswoman for the company said. While the shutdown halted production, she said, the company was still able to supply customers.

ThyssenKrupp has clarified that no other business units or segments have been impacted by the cyberattack, which was contained in the automotive division. They are working on gradually returning to normal operations.

Incident Date

February 23, 2024

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost

Production halted

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified