Swiss-based Bernina International Reports Cyberattack

December 13, 2023

INCIDENT

Swiss-based Bernina International AG, a leading manufacturer of sewing and embroidery machines, reported that it fell victim to a cyberattack after being added to the victim list of the ALPHV ransomware group.
The group claim to have gained access to vast data, including customer, client, and employee data, NDA contracts, and drawings.

The attack’s impact has been felt in the company’s offices in Switzerland and Thailand, with tapes and NAS wiped clean. Additionally, the attackers successfully encrypted seven Hyper-V.

Incident Date

April 5, 2023

Location

Switzerland

Estimated Cost

Ransom not paid, Data leaked

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source