Cyber ​​attack on German wind turbine manufacturer

Cyber ​​attack on German wind turbine manufacturer

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IT security nordex group Thursday saw that the company was the target of a cyber incident, the German company announced on Saturday evening. “The disruption was noticed quickly and countermeasures were initiated immediately in accordance with the relevant crisis protocols.”

IT system shut down

As a precautionary measure, IT systems of several business areas have been shut down at various places. a crisis team Nordex is working with internal and external security experts to identify disruptions, mitigate impacts and assess the potential consequences of the incident.

“Customers, employees and other stakeholders may be affected by the shutdown of IT systems.” Nordex will provide information on new findings as they become available.

Thousands of wind turbines still disrupted

Meanwhile, thousands of wind turbines from the largest German manufacturer are fighting enercon Satellite network disruptions continued in Central Europe after the end of February KA Saturn The attack was allegedly carried out by Russian hackers. The system was maintained through the KA-SAT network.

The manufacturer estimates that it will take several weeks for the system to communicate again can be added,

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