back to article Turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems admits to cyber incident, refuses to confirm if ransomware is at play

Vestas Wind Systems, one of the world's largest makers of wind turbines, today confirmed company data has been compromised in a "cyber security incident" that forced the firm to isolate parts of its IT infrastructure. The alarm bells rang on Saturday when Vestas admitted: "To contain the issue, IT systems are shut down across …

  1. Korev Silver badge
    Coat

    I guess the company has a Vestas interest in getting their infrastructure up again...

    1. Jellied Eel Silver badge

      Let's see how they spin this one.

      1. MiguelC Silver badge

        Let's just hope it's not all gone with the wind

        1. David Halko

          Glad they were not blown away during the attack

          1. Clausewitz 4.0 Bronze badge
            Devil

            This hole business of breaking Wind Systems smells bad

            1. MiguelC Silver badge

              That's probably because there's something rotten in the kingdom of Denmark

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    This is the Vestas who had a printed list of their corporate licence keys blutacked to the wall and clearly visible to anyone walking around the business park?

    Definitely not very crispy noodles.

    1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

      Noodles are not supposed to be crispy.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        They are if you've ever had a Vesta Chow Mein

        https://www.tesco.com/groceries/en-GB/products/257550162

  3. LordHighFixer
    Facepalm

    Hopefully it was

    Ransomware, the company decided not to pay and just restore from 'gold masters.' I would really like to see a company actually handle this correctly instead of paying.

    1. Snowy Silver badge
      Coat

      Re: Hopefully it was

      The chances are not good :(

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