Hackers Paralyzed Computer System at Austrian Light Manufacturer EGLO

April 29, 2023


Ransomware attack has paralyzed the global group's computer system since Monday.

The Tyrolean lighting company Eglo, based in Pill (Schwaz district), has fallen victim to a cyber attack. As the " Tiroler Tageszeitung " (Wednesday edition) reported, the globally active group with 5,700 employees had been struggling with a global failure of the computer system and telephone system since Monday. A technical breakdown was finally ruled out on Wednesday. The ransomware attack happened on Monday night.

The attack impacted production for 12 days. Orders could not be processed or shipped.

Incident Date

July 18, 2022



Estimated Cost

12 Days production impact. Orders could not be processed or shipped.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified