INCIDENT: Thyssenkrupp System Engineering Group Target of Ransomware Attack

In August 2020, Mount Locker ransomware gang targeted Engineering and Technology giant ThyssenKrupp in what appears to be a data breach. Threat actors gained access to critical HR information and documentation regarding the company’s present and past employees through the ThyssenKrupp Materials group of firms in the United States and Canada.

Mount Locker ransomware operators advertise what seems to be 30 MB of data related to ThyssenKrupp System Engineering group.

Incident Date

August 11, 2020

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

References:

  • Thyssenkrupp Hacked, Again!
  • Thyssenkrupp AG issued “Notice of Data Breach”

Impacts

IT

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