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Hensoldt, a multinational defense firm based in Germany, has confirmed that it has been victimized by a ransomware attack.

Exploit: Ransomware

Hensoldt: Defense Contractor

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Risk to Business: 1.677 = Severe

Multinational defense contractor Hensoldt was hit with a ransomware attack by the Lorenz ransomware group. The company’s products include radar arrays, avionics, and laser rangefinders used by the US military. The Lorenz ransomware group claims to have stolen an undisclosed number of files from Hensholdt’s network during the attack. The gang says that they have published 95% of all stolen files on their leak website. No ransom demand has been announced.

Individual Impact: No consumer or employee PII or financial data exposure was disclosed in this incident as of press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cybercriminals don’t just steal personal and financial data, they also love trade secrets, research, formulas and other proprietary data.

Source: bleeping computer