Cyber Attacks

Latest Cyber Attacks in the Maritime Industry!

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Jul'18

Cosco Reports Cyberattack at its U.S. Operations

On 25 July 2018, Chinese shipping conglomerate Cosco reported that its American shoreside operations have been hit by a ransomware cyber attack. The incident occurred Tuesday, and it affected the firm’s email and phone systems …

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Jun'18

Is Turkey Blocking Greek Research Ships with GPS Jammer?

On 17 May 2018, an off-shore supply ship anchored in Limassol port, South Cyprus lost GPS signal for a long time. Later, the same ship lost GPS signal once more in Limassol port between 18-22 …

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May'18

Nigerian Hacking Group is Attacking the Maritime Industry

A criminal splinter faction from a pirate symbology-obsessed Nigerian ‘confraternity’ has been running business email compromise scams for hundreds of thousands of dollars targeting the global maritime industry, according to security researchers who have been …

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Mar'18

Data Theft Affects Hundreds of Svitzer Australia’s Employees

Towage provider Svitzer Australia was a victim of data theft in which the details of some 600 employees were leaked, Maritime Union of Australia cited the company. From the total, 400 of the affected employees’ leaked data included …

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