Ransomware Attack at German Furniture Company Häfele.

May 22, 2023


German kitchen system specialist Hafele was hit by a ransomware attack at its headquarters on the night of Feb. 2, 2023. The attack targeted the IT systems of the Häfele Worldwide Group from an external source. According to the company, the shutdown of our systems is now being followed by a gradual and controlled reactivation, the company said in a statement on its website. The company did not say when it would be fully operational.

UPDATE: Häfele was able to rebuilt its 50+ country, 180-site network in under 30 days with the help of SASE.

Incident Date

February 2, 2023



Estimated Cost

Ransom not paid, System rebuild in 30 days.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified