News and Updates on Information Technology

Austria – Palfinger

Exploit: Ransomware
Palfinger: Crane Manufacturer

Risk to Small Business: 2.006 = Severe

Crane manufacturer Palfinger is targeted in an ongoing cyberattack that has disrupted IT systems and business operations. The company notes that its enterprise resource systems and many online or digital functions are unavailable to customers. No information is available on the kind of ransomware involved or an expected date for service restoration.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware is almost always the result of a phishing attack, and it’s been a constant danger for healthcare organizations around the world as the global pandemic continues.