INCIDENT: Visser, a parts manufacturer for Tesla and SpaceX, confirms data breach

A precision parts maker for space and defense contractors has confirmed a “cybersecurity incident,” which TechCrunch has learned was likely caused by ransomware.
Visser Precision, a Denver, Colorado-based manufacturer, makes custom parts for a number of industries, including automotive and aeronautics. In a brief statement, the company confirmed it was “the recent target of a criminal cybersecurity incident, including access to or theft of data.”

Incident Date

March 1, 2020

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

Unknown

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Defence contractor Visser targeted using DoppelPaymer ransomware
  • Visser, a parts manufacturer for Tesla and SpaceX, confirms data breach

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