Ransomware Attack: Automation Supplier, Pilz, Down

April 22, 2021


Automation product supplier, Pilz, remains down after a week because of a ransomware attack.
Germany-based Pilz reached out to the prosecutor’s office and Federal Office for Security in Information Technology after suffering a targeted cyber-attack Oct. 13. Despite setting up an incident response team to locate the source of the attack and resolve the disruption, it warned that outages will continue for several more days.

Incident Date

October 13, 2019



Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified