The engineering company, KraussMaffei has been made according to its own information of a serious hacker attack. At some sites, the group was able to produce due to the number of lame laid computer only with reduced performance, said a company spokesman. The previously unknown attackers have demanded a ransom of the group.

in the Meantime, be on the “way to normal”, said the spokesman. The production will ramp up. Important files would Run. The vast majority of the sites had not been affected. The amount of the ransom demand, the speaker could say anything. Several security authorities immediately after the attack on the night of the 21. November has been informed.

According to information from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the Federal office for information security (BSI) has confirmed two recent cases, without mentioning names of the persons Concerned. Here, one hundred percent of the servers and computers of the network are failed, have confirmed this to be a BSI spokesman.

The KraussMaffei group, with more than 5,000 employees, is one according to its own information the world’s leading manufacturers of machines and plants for the production and processing of plastic and rubber. In 2016, the group was taken over by the Chinese chemical company China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina). The company is not to be confused with the defense companies and tank builders Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW).