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

February 15, 2021

INCIDENT

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

Estimated Cost

Unknown

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified