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IT security: Hacker attacks in Germany today

Who is affected? Which companies were hit by cyber attacks? The following is an overview of known cases from 2021/2022
 

Cyber attacks / Ransomware 2022

 
Statistics
Total: 9 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 9 (100%)
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 2 (22%), Police: 2 (22%), Government: 2 (22%), Sport and leisure: 1 (11%), Service provider: 1 (11%), Politics: 1 (11%), Military: 1 (11%), Construction: 1 (11%)
 
Statistics
Total: 15 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 15 (100%)
Affected industries: 13
Universities: 2 (13%), Transportation: 2 (13%), Service provider: 2 (13%), Utility: 1 (6%), Research: 1 (6%), Public sector: 1 (6%), Production: 1 (6%), Police: 1 (6%), Mechanical Engineering: 1 (6%), IT: 1 (6%), Finance: 1 (6%), Energy industry: 1 (6%), Automotive: 1 (6%)
Flag GermanyApril 28, 2022
Cyber attack at a university of applied sciences in Berlin
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Berlin, Germany
https://www.f3.htw-berlin.de/it-sicherhe...
Flag GermanyApril 19, 2022
Unauthorized access to data of a university library in Germany
Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Affected are about 70,000 records with personal data.
https://www.ub.uni-leipzig.de/aktuelles/...
Flag GermanyApril 19, 2022
Cyber attack on a city in Germany
Schriesheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.rnz.de/nachrichten/bergstras...
Flag GermanyApril 18, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipal utility in Germany
Donau-Stadtwerke Dillingen-Lauingen (DSDL), Dillingen an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/dil...
Flag GermanyApril 15, 2022
Hacker attack on a plant engineering company in Germany
IMA Schelling Group, Lübbecke, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.imaschelling.com/en/it-incid...
Flag GermanyApril 7, 2022
Cyber attack on a manufacturer of pumps and valves in Germany
KSB SE & Co. KGaA, Frankenthal (Pfalz), Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
https://www.finanzen.net/nachricht/aktie...
 
Statistics
Total: 18 entries
Affected countries: 2
Germany: 18 (100%), Russia: 1 (5%)
Affected industries: 14
Public sector: 3 (16%), Logistics: 2 (11%), Food: 2 (11%), Education: 2 (11%), Universities: 1 (5%), Travel: 1 (5%), Transportation: 1 (5%), Technology: 1 (5%), Retail: 1 (5%), Production: 1 (5%), Online retailer: 1 (5%), Mechanical Engineering: 1 (5%), Energy industry: 1 (5%), Automotive: 1 (5%)
Flag Germany26 March 2022
Cyber attack on a university of applied sciences in Germany
Technische Hochschule Aschaffenburg, Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany
The university offers degree programs in the fields of science, technology, business, law and health.
(German)
https://www.th-ab.de/hochschule/aktuelle...
Flag GermanyMarch 20, 2022
Cyber attack on the city administration of Dingolfing, Germany
Dingolfing, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.dingolfing.de/rathaus-vorueb...
Flag GermanyMarch 2022
Cyberattack on the German subsidiary of a Russian oil company
Rosneft Deutschland GmbH, Berlin, Germany
https://www.welt.de/politik/deutschland/...
Flag Germany10 March 2022
Unauthorized access at the German subsidiary of an automotive supplier
DENSO Automotive Deutschland GmbH, Eching, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.denso.com/global/en/news/new...
Flag Germany4 March 2022
Ransomware at a manufacturer of electronic devices in Germany
elobau GmbH & Co. KG, Leutkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.elobau.com/de/unternehmen/re...
Flag GermanyMarch 2022
Cyber attack on a textile machine manufacturer in Germany
Trützschler, Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://rp-online.de/nrw/staedte/moenche...
 
Statistics
Total: 8 entries
Affected countries: 2
Germany: 8 (100%), USA: 1 (12%)
Affected industries: 8
Art: 2 (25%), Utility: 1 (12%), Universities: 1 (12%), Transportation: 1 (12%), Telecommunication: 1 (12%), Media: 1 (12%), Legal: 1 (12%), Energy industry: 1 (12%)
Flag USA24 February 2022
Cyberattack on a satellite network
Viasat / KA-SAT, Carlsbad, California, USA
Possibly due to a cyber attack, the KA-SAT satellite network has failed, which is also used to remotely control wind turbines. This has affected numerous wind farms in Germany and elsewhere.
https://thestack.technology/viasat-ka-sa...
Flag GermanyFebruary 2022 ?
Data theft at a business partner of a public transit association in Germany
Donau-Iller-Nahverkehrsverbund-GmbH (DING), Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.donau3fm.de/kein-cyberangrif...
Flag Germany5 February 2022
Instagram account of a museum in Germany hacked
Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.monopol-magazin.de/instagram...
 
Statistics
Total: 15 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 16 (106%)
Affected industries: 12
Healthcare: 3 (20%), Universities: 2 (13%), Sport and leisure: 2 (13%), Finance: 2 (13%), Art: 2 (13%), Service provider: 1 (6%), Retail: 1 (6%), Religion: 1 (6%), Organization: 1 (6%), Logistics: 1 (6%), Energy industry: 1 (6%), Education: 1 (6%)
Flag Germany31 January 2022
Instagram account of an art club from Germany hacked
Hartware MedienKunstVerein (HMKV), Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.hmkv.de/news/news-details/in...
Flag Germany29 January 2022
Instagram account of a museum in Germany hacked
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
https://www.stuttgarter-zeitung.de/inhal...
Flag Germany27 January 2022
More DDoS attacks on a University of Applied Sciences in Germany
FH Münster, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://twitter.com/fh_muenster/status/1...
Flag GermanyJanuary 2022
DDoS attacks on a University of Applied Sciences in Germany
FH Münster, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.fh-muenster.de/hochschule/ak...
Flag Germany15 January 2022
Cyber attack on the website of an amateur radio club in Germany
Deutschen Amateur-Radio-Club e.V. (DARC e.V.), Baunatal, Hesse, Germany
https://www.darc.de/der-club/distrikte/s...
Flag Germany13 January 2022
Cyber attack on hospital group in Germany
Medizin Campus Bodensee (MCB), Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
The Medizin Campus Bodensee is a clinic association with locations in Friedrichshafen and Tettnang, at the Lake Constance in Southwestern Germany
https://www.medizin-campus-bodensee.de/a...
Flag Germany10 January 2021
Cyber attack on school in Germany
Evangelische Schule St. Marien, Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
https://www.nordkurier.de/neubrandenburg...
Flag Germany4 January 2022
Ransomware at an insurance company in Germany
Unfallkasse Thüringen (UKT), Gotha, Thuringia, Germany
All servers have been encrypted.
https://www.ukt.de/unser-service/aktuell...
 

Cyberattacks / Hacker attacks 2021

 
Statistics
Total: 13 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 13 (100%)
Affected industries: 11
Utility: 2 (15%), Public sector: 2 (15%), Production: 2 (15%), Healthcare: 2 (15%), Transportation: 1 (7%), Technology: 1 (7%), Media: 1 (7%), IT: 1 (7%), Food: 1 (7%), Fast Moving Consumer Goods: 1 (7%), Automotive: 1 (7%)
Flag Germany25 December 2021
Cyber attack on measurement technology company in Göttingen
Mahr Gruppe, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
https://www.goettinger-tageblatt.de/Nach...
Flag Germany20 December 2021
Ransomware at healthcare software provider
CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA (CGM), Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
https://www.cgm.com/deu_de
Flag Germany16 December 2021
Cyber attack on car tuner
Manhart Performance GmbH & Co. KG, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
As a result, emails with malicious content are sent.
https://manhart-performance.de/en/import...
Flag GermanyDecember 2021
Cyber attack on dental practice in Düsseldorf, Germany
Pluszahnärzte, Düsseldorf, Germany
https://www.diepluszahnaerzte.de/
Flag Germany1 December 2021
Cyber attack on the public utility company of Pirna, Germany
Stadtwerke Pirna, Pirna, Saxony, Germany
https://www.stadtwerke-pirna.de/
 
Statistics
Total: 15 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 15 (100%)
Affected industries: 12
Healthcare: 3 (20%), Public sector: 2 (13%), Production: 2 (13%), IT: 2 (13%), Education: 2 (13%), Universities: 1 (6%), Technology: 1 (6%), Social welfare: 1 (6%), Retail: 1 (6%), Fast Moving Consumer Goods: 1 (6%), Energy industry: 1 (6%), Consumer Goods: 1 (6%)
Flag Germany29 November 2021
Malware on mail server of a hospital association in Germany
Bayerische Krankenhausgesellschaft e.V., Munich, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.bkg-online.de/
Flag Germany15 November 2021
Cyber attack on technology provider in Germany
Basler AG, Ahrensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
https://www.baslerweb.com/de/unternehmen...
Flag GermanyNovember 2021
Cyber attack on a Christian school in Germany
CJD Königswinter, Königswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.cjd-koenigswinter.de/termine...
Flag Germany11 November 2021
Ransomware at an IT company in Germany
KISTERS AG, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.kisters.de/
 
Statistics
Total: 12 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 12 (100%)
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 7 (58%), Universities: 1 (8%), Travel: 1 (8%), Religion: 1 (8%), Production: 1 (8%), IT: 1 (8%), Education: 1 (8%), Automotive: 1 (8%)
Flag Germany28 October 2021
Cyber attack on a travel company in Germany
FTI Group, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.fti-group.com/de/presse/pres...
Flag Germany21 October 2021
Malware at a state authority in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
Landesamt für innere Verwaltung (LAiV), Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
https://www.zeit.de/news/2021-10/21/scha...
Flag Germany18 October 2021
Cyber attack on IT service provider of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania state administration
DVZ Datenverarbeitungszentrum Mecklenburg-Vorpommern GmbH, Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
This caused IT outages in several city administrations.
https://www.zeit.de/news/2021-10/18/schw...
Flag GermanyOctober 2021
Cyber attack on an outfitter of luxury yachts, private jets and residences
Vedder GmbH, Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.wn.de/muensterland/kreis-coe...
Flag Germany15 October 2021
Ransomware at municipal IT service provider in Germany
Kommunalservice Mecklenburg AöR (KMS), Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
This caused outages in several municipal administrations and businesses in the area.
Flag Germany15 October 2021
Municipal administration of Neustadt-Glewe, Germany, affected by hacker attack
Neustadt-Glewe, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
The administration's IT service provider fell victim to a ransomware attack.
https://www.neustadt-glewe.de/Kurzmen%C3...
Flag Germany15 October 2021
Ludwigslust-Parchim county, Germany, affected by malware
Ludwigslust-Parchim county administration, Parchim, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
The administration's IT service provider fell victim to a ransomware attack.
https://www.kreis-lup.de/Kurzmen%C3%BC/S...
 
Statistics
Total: 10 entries
Affected countries: 2
Germany: 10 (100%), Japan: 1 (10%)
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 2 (20%), Politics: 2 (20%), Healthcare: 2 (20%), Utility: 1 (10%), Universities: 1 (10%), Technology: 1 (10%), Social welfare: 1 (10%), Production: 1 (10%)
Flag Germany28 September 2021
Ransomware at the Wismar public utility company
Stadtwerke Wismar GmbH, Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
https://www.stadtwerke-wismar.de/de/Unte...
Flag GermanySeptember 2021
Cyber attack on manufacturer of drainage technology in Bavaria, Germany
Kessel AG, Lenting, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.donaukurier.de/nachrichten/w...
 
Statistics
Total: 12 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 12 (100%)
Affected industries: 8
Finance: 3 (25%), Consumer Goods: 2 (16%), Transportation: 1 (8%), Public sector: 1 (8%), Politics: 1 (8%), Legal: 1 (8%), Healthcare: 1 (8%), Construction: 1 (8%)
Flag Germany09 August 2021
Hacker attack on savings bank association
The Savings Banks Association of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, has been the victim of a hacker attack. The criminals threaten to publish internal information and demand a ransom.
https://www.it-finanzmagazin.de/sparkass...
Flag Germany08 August 2021
Cyber attack on construction company in Germany
IT systems at several locations are affected, and work processes are significantly impaired.
https://www.leonhard-weiss.com/cyberatta...
 
Statistics
Total: 12 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 12 (100%)
Affected industries: 9
Public sector: 3 (25%), Production: 2 (16%), Utility: 1 (8%), Transportation: 1 (8%), Mechanical Engineering: 1 (8%), IT: 1 (8%), Healthcare: 1 (8%), Finance: 1 (8%), Consumer Goods: 1 (8%)
Flag Germany26 July 2021
Hacker attack on German parking lot operator
Park-Service Hüfner GmbH (PSH), Stuttgart, Germany
Park-Service Hüfner GmbH (PSH)
https://www.rheinpfalz.de/lokal/neustadt...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Cyber attack on IT service provider, waste fee notices tapped
During a cyber attack on an IT service provider, a print file of the waste management company Landkreis Altenkirchen containing 10,000 data records was tapped.
https://www.ak-kurier.de/akkurier/www/ar...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Hacker attack on the city council of Geisenheim, Germany
The Hessian town of Geisenheim is located on the Rhine, about 20 km southwest of Wiesbaden, and has about 11,000 inhabitants. According to initial assessments, the administration will be offline for at least 3 weeks, and 2 or 3 months are expected for the return to normal.
https://www.geisenheim.de/artikel/presse...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Cyber attack on insurance company from Germany
Haftpflichtkasse VVaG, Darmstadt, Germany
Haftpflichtkasse VVaG from Darmstadt has been affected by a cyber attack and business operations are restricted.
https://www.wiwo.de/it-systeme-hackerang...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Cyber attack on Anhalt-Bitterfeld county district office in Germany
Landratsamt Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Köthen, Germany
The county has declared a disaster situation. The work of the administration is severely restricted at all locations.
https://www.anhalt-bitterfeld.de/de/meld...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Ransomware at German label printing company after Kaseya attack
Grünstadt, Germany
Kaseya was installed on all computers by the IT service provider, and the ransomware was brought onto the systems via it.
https://www.swr.de/swraktuell/rheinland-...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
IT security incident at print-on-demand provider from Germany
Spread Group, Leipzig, Germany
Spread Group experienced a cyber attack in which address, contract and bank data were compromised.
https://help.spreadshirt.com/hc/de/artic...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Several IT service providers in Germany affected by Kaseya incident
According to the BSI, several IT service providers and companies in Germany are affected.
 
Statistics
Total: 5 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 5 (100%)
Affected industries: 4
Online retailer: 1 (20%), Mechanical Engineering: 1 (20%), Finance: 1 (20%), Consumer Goods: 1 (20%)
Flag GermanyJune 2021
11 companies in Weiden affected by cyber attacks
Presumably, ransomware was transferred from one company to the next.
https://www.br.de/nachrichten/bayern/hac...
 
Statistics
Total: 3 entries
Affected countries: 2
Germany: 3 (100%), USA: 1 (33%)
Affected industries: 6
Wholesale: 1 (33%), Media: 1 (33%), Food: 1 (33%), Fast Moving Consumer Goods: 1 (33%), Chemical: 1 (33%), Agriculture: 1 (33%)
Flag GermanyMay 2021
Hacker attack on dairy in Germany
Ehrmann, Oberschönegg, Bavaria, Germany
https://moproweb.de/news/home/hackerangr...
 
Statistics
Total: 6 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 6 (100%)
Affected industries: 6
Retail: 2 (33%), Public sector: 2 (33%), Universities: 1 (16%), Media: 1 (16%), Food: 1 (16%), Fast Moving Consumer Goods: 1 (16%)
Flag GermanyApril 2021
Ransomware at furniture store in Hesse, Germany
Sommerlad, Gießen, Germany
https://www.sommerlad.de/news/detail/hac...
 
Statistics
Total: 14 entries
Affected countries: 2
Germany: 14 (100%), Switzerland: 1 (7%)
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 8 (57%), Automotive: 2 (14%), Religion: 1 (7%), Production: 1 (7%), Mechanical Engineering: 1 (7%), Healthcare: 1 (7%), Entertainment: 1 (7%), Chemical: 1 (7%)
 
Statistics
Total: 2 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 2 (100%)
Affected industries: 4
Wholesale: 1 (50%), Social welfare: 1 (50%), Food: 1 (50%), Fast Moving Consumer Goods: 1 (50%)
 
Statistics
Total: 1 entries
Affected countries: 1
Germany: 2 (200%)
Affected industries: 2
Healthcare: 1 (100%), Education: 1 (100%)

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