Operations Disrupted at Machine Manufacturer, Bobst.

December 13, 2023

INCIDENT

Bobst, the Vaud-based machine manufacturer, suffered two targeted cyberattacks over Easter weekend, Emergency measures had to be taken to protect critical IT systems by isolating them. This resulted in production, customer service and research and development operating in degraded mode.

Work gradually resumed at the group's various global sites between April 12 and 18, while the systems were reconnected. The calmer holiday period helped smooth out the impact.

Incident Date

April 8, 2023

Location

Switzerland

Estimated Cost

operations disrupted for 3-9 days

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source