Cyber Attacks

Latest Cyber Attacks in the Maritime Industry!



UKMTO: GPS and AIS were Disrupted Near Saudi Arabia

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) issued a circular concerning a recent incident of electronic navigation system disruption experienced by a vessel in the maritime domain. According to the report received from the vessel’s …

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Cyber Attack from North Korea to South Korean Shipbuilders

According to Oh Seok-min from Yonhap, on 04 October 2023, South Korea’s intelligence agency, the National Intelligence Service (NIS), revealed that North Korea has conducted extensive cyber attacks on South Korean shipbuilders. These attacks were …

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CMA CGM Confirms Ransomware Attack

The French carrier was asked by hackers using the Ragnar Locker ransomware to contact them within two days ‘via live chat and pay for the special decryption key’. No ransom price has been named yet. …

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Hackers Target the World’s Biggest Cruise Operator with Ransomware

Hackers have targeted the world’s largest cruise lining company with ransomware, encrypting data from the firm that organises cruises under nine major brands including P&O and Princess Cruises. Carnival Corporation & PLC has confirmed that …

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Ferry Builder Austal Hit by Cyberattack

Australian ferry and defense shipbuilder Austal reported on 01 November 2018 that it has been hit by a cyberattack. An unknown offender managed to steal internal data, including some staff contact information and unspecified data …

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COSCO Shipping Lines Back to Normal after Cyber Attack

Cyber attack on 25 July 2018, COSCO Shipping Lines informed that its network applications in the Americas have been totally recovered. “All communication channels including telephone, email, and electronic data exchange have been restored. There …

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