Attack on a German steel plant
Date of report
  • December 2014
A threat actor compromised an unnamed steel mill by accessing the plant's business network and working its way into production networks and the systems controlling plant equipment. The compromise causes one of plant's furnaces to shut down.
Suspected victims
  • Unnamed German steel mill
Suspected state sponsor
  • Unknown
Type of incident
  • Sabotage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown