Ransomware Attack at Schuette

June 10, 2024


Metal fabricator, Schuette Inc., fell victim to a ransomware attack in April and is now in the process of notifying its customers.
“On or around April 18, 2024, Schuette became aware of certain unauthorized activity within its computer systems,” the Rothschild, Wisconsin-based company said in a filing. “Upon discovery, we immediately secured the network and swiftly engaged a third-party team of forensic investigators in order to determine the full nature and scope of the incident. On May 14, 2024, following a thorough investigation, we discovered that a limited amount of personal information may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party in connection with this incident.
“At this time, there is no indication that any information has been misused. However, we are providing this notification to you out of an abundance of caution and so that you may take steps to safeguard your information if you feel it is necessary to do so,” the company said.
In the filing, Schuette described the breach as a ransomware attack affecting 1,122 people.

Incident Date

April 18, 2024

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified