Conti Ransomware Gang Hits German Wind Turbine Giant Nordex

All of Nordex’s internal IT systems were shut down, and remote access to the turbines was disrupted due to the attack.

The infamous pro-Russian Conti ransomware gang managed to forcefully shut down the internal IT systems of Nordex wind turbine company and brought down remote access to their turbines to stave off the attack.

Reportedly, the attack occurred on March 30. The company disclosed details of the cyberattack in early April, claiming that they detected it at an early stage and took offline multiple systems across all Nordex branches.

Conti Claims Responsibility

Nordex revealed on April 2 that it had suffered a cyberattack. The Conti ransomware gang claimed responsibility for the attack on their leak site via the Tor network but didn’t provide details of any data stolen during the intrusion.

It is worth noting that Conti posted about the attack on April 11, but the information was made public on April 14.

Screenshot from Conti Ransomware gang’s official website (Hackread.com) Impact of the Attack

The wind turbine maker stated that they were trying to restore IT systems to return to normal operations. However, the company didn’t clarify when this would happen. According to Nordex, the attack impacted its internal

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