Zaun, a Fencing Supplier, Suffers Ransomware Attack

September 5, 2023


Fencing products maker, UK-based Zaun, suffered a ransomware attack by the LockBit attack group which started leaking information it purloined from the hack.
The West Midlands, UK company supplies some of the UK’s key military installations.
LockBit’s data release included sales orders relating to Porton Down research unit in Wiltshire and the Faslane nuclear submarine base in Scotland. It also mentions details of equipment used at GCHQ’s Bude satellite ground station and network monitoring site.

Incident Date

August 5, 2023

Estimated Cost

It was a ransomware attack, however at this point no ransom was paid. Attacker leaked stolen data.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source