Turbomachinery manufacturer attacked with ransomware

March 25, 2021

INCIDENT

On February 15, 2021, a defect was detected in internal system of the Elliott head office and confirmed an attack by ransomware on the mail system and certain servers. As the damage from the ransomware attack, some problems were confirmed in production or ordering systems at Elliott plants. Upon detection, Ebara Corporation, the Group’s Headquarters in Japan, and the Elliott Group in the United States immediately undertook a robust forensic investigation to determine the extent of the defect, its impact and potential consequences.
As of this writing, Nefilim Ransomware group has posted teaser files, one 6GB and 1 549KB in size as proof of data breach.

Incident Date

February 15, 2021

Estimated Cost

Unknown

References

No references identified.

Industries

Manufacturing

Impacts