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Ostfildern, Oct 14, 2019

Automation company suffering from cyberattack - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG hit by cyberattack

The Pilz GmbH & Co. KG is suffering from a targeted cyberattack.

From Sunday, October 13th 2019, on all server and computer based workplaces including communication network of the automation company have been affected. The website is currently only partially functioning.

For reasons of precaution, the company has disconnected all computer systems from the internet and has blocked the access to the company‘s network.

The public prosecutor‘s office has been brought in and the Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI) has been informed. As a concurrent action, the company has implemented a crisis management group to resolve quickly the technical problems as quickly as possible and to identify the origin of the attack. However, the technical problems might last for the next couple of days.

Due to a targeted cyberattack the Pilz GmbH & Co. KG has disconnected all computer systems from the internet and has blocked the access to the company's network. (Photo: Pilz GmbH & Co.KG)
Due to a targeted cyberattack the Pilz GmbH & Co. KG has disconnected all computer systems from the internet and has blocked the access to the company's network. (Photo: Pilz GmbH & Co.KG)

Due to a targeted cyberattack the Pilz GmbH & Co. KG has disconnected all computer systems from the internet and has blocked the access to the company's network. (Photo: Pilz GmbH & Co.KG)

Headoffice

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG
Felix-Wankel-Straße 2
73760 Ostfildern
Germany

Telephone: +49 711 3409-0
E-Mail: pilz.gmbh@pilz.de

Corporate and Technical Press

Telephone: +49 711 3409 - 158
E-Mail: m.kurth@pilz.de

Americas

  • Canada: +1 888-315-PILZ (315-7459)
  • United States (toll-free): +1 877-PILZUSA (745-9872)
  • Brazil: + 55 11 96405-8165
  • Mexico: +52 55 5572 1300

Europe

  • Russia: +7 495 6654993
  • Italy: +39 0362 1826711
  • Belgium: +32 9 321 75 70
  • France (toll-free): +33 3 88104000
  • Switzerland: +41 62 88979 32
  • Denmark: +45 74436332
  • Spain: +34 938497433
  • Finland: +358 10 3224030 / +45 74436332
  • United Kingdom: +44 1536 462203
  • Turkey: +90 216 5775552
  • Germany: +49 711 3409 444
  • Netherlands: +31 347 320477
  • Ireland: +353 21 4804983
  • Austria: +43 1 7986263-444
  • Sweden: +46 300 13990 / +45 74436332

Asia Pacific

  • China: +86 400-088-3566
  • South Korea: +82 31 778 3390
  • Japan: +81 45 471 2281
  • Australia: +61 3 9560 0621
  • Taiwan: +886 2 25700068
  • New Zealand: +64 9 6345350