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Major German manufacturer still down a week after getting hit by ransomware

German automation technology giant Pilz has kept the systems of its 76 locations across the globe disconnected from the main network for over a week as the result of a ransomware attack, the company has announced.

On October 13 the company suffered a BitPaymer ransomware infection that impacted “all servers and PC workstations, including the company’s communication.” The firm said that it has “removed all computer systems from the network and blocked access to the corporate network” as a precaution. Pilz has managed to restore certain systems, but will need more time to recover its entire network.

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