Ransomware attack at Unidentified Bavarian Manufacturer

February 15, 2024

INCIDENT

Deployment of a quick reaction team from the Deggendorf Police Department was necessary because a company in the digital manufacturing sector fell victim to a cyber attack.

Ransomware (malicious software) had been installed on one of the company computers. A possible decryption was promised after a ransom was paid in the form of Bitcoins. No contact was made. The affected company was able to rely on existing data backups. The company suffered no financial damage. It is unknown if there were any operational consequences as further details were not disclosed.

Incident Date

February 6, 2023

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified