3 January 2023: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Webtec Corporation disclosed a data breach after a Lockbit ransomware attack in 2022. Wabtec says hackers breached their network and installed malware on specific systems as early as March 15, 2022. The U.S. rail and locomotive company disclosed a data breach that exposed personal and sensitive information. Wabtec is a U.S.-based public company producing locomotives and rail systems. The company employs approximately 25,000 people and has a presence in 50 countries, being the world’s market leader in freight locomotives and a major player in the transit segment. On June 26, Wabtec said they detected unusual activity on their network leading to an investigation of the attack and whether the hackers had stolen data. The company started sending notices of a data breach to all impacted individuals on December 30, 2022, but the exact number of people affected by the incident remains undisclosed.