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Diebold Nixdorf suffers cyberattack from ProLock ransomware

05/11/2020

Diebold Nixdorf, a leading provider of ATMs and payment technology for banks and retailers, has recently suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some of its operations.

ProLock, the name of the specific variety of ransomware that was used, is an evolution of PwndLocker, whose main intrusion vectors were: QakBot (Qbot) and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) servers without protection or with weak credentials..

Official sources have confirmed to media such as KrebsOnSecurity and Information Security Media Group (ISMG) that the cyberattack affected the services of some 100 clients, but clarify that the incident did not affect ATMs, client networks or the general public, and their impact was not material to your business.