Wabtec Discloses Data Breach Took Place less than a Year Ago

January 4, 2023


U.S. rail and locomotive company Wabtec Corporation has disclosed a data breach, that exposed a wide variety of personal and sensitive information, in a statement on December 30 2022. Wabtec says hackers breached their network and installed malware on specific systems as early as March 15, 2022.

News outlets reported the "possible ransomware attack" in June '22, Wabtec did not comment at that time.

Incident Date

March 15, 2022

Estimated Cost

Data leaked after ransom not paid.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source