Cyber Security News


DP World Says Hackers Stole Australian Ports Employee Data

Nov 28, 2023

DP World Australia, one of the country's largest ports operators, said on Tuesday hackers had accessed files containing personal details of employees after a cyber incident early this month forced it to suspend operations for three days.The breach, spotted on November 10, crippled operations at the company, which manages about 40% of the goods that flow in and out of Australia, affecting its container terminals in Melbourne…

OOCL Reports Scam Risk

Nov 15, 2023

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has reported that there is a suspicious investment software in the market that is using the OOCL logo without authorization.The software claims to offer high returns on investments. However, OOCL has no…

Australia Says DP World Cyber Incident 'Serious'

Nov 12, 2023

The Australian government on Sunday described as 'serious and ongoing' a cybersecurity incident that forced ports operator DP World Australia to suspend operations at ports in several states since Friday.DP World Australia, which manages nearly half of the goods that flow in and out of the country…

1,000 Ships Affected by Cyber Attack on DNV's ShipManager Software

Jan 16, 2023

Some 1,000 vessels have been impacted by a cyber attack on DNV's ship malmanagement and operations software, the classification society has confirmed.DNV said it shut down ShipManager’s IT servers in response to a ransomware attack that hit the software on January 7…

Port of LA Launches Cyber Resilience Center

Jan 24, 2022

North America's largest seaport said it is bolstering its cybersecurity readiness and enhancing its threat-sharing and recovery capabilities among supply chain stakeholders with the launch of its new state-of-the-art port community cyber defense solution…

DNV Aims to Bolster Maritime Cyber Defense with Acquisition of Applied Risk

Nov 24, 2021

DNV will acquire industrial cyber security specialist Applied Risk, aiming to build the world’s largest industrial cyber security practice.Cyber threats to the maritime community is a large and growing problem, with the maritime industry experiencing…

SHI SVESSEL "Smart Ship" Design gets BV Cyber Secure AIP

Nov 12, 2021

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (SHI) received an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an LNG carrier design under Bureau Veritas’ (BV) Cyber Managed Prepared notation. The certificate was delivered to the Hyun Joe Kim, Vice President of SHI, by Christophe Capitant…

Cyber Security Threats Challenge International Shipping Industry

Aug 11, 2021

The crippling ransomware attack against the Colonial oil pipeline in the U.S. in May 2021 should be a wake up call for the maritime industry. As a critical part of the global supply chain, the shipping industry could become an attractive target for cyber criminals and politically motivated attacks…

Cyber Attack Disrupts Operations at South African Port

Jul 22, 2021

A cyber attack has disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town, an email seen by Reuters on Thursday said.Durban, the busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa, was also affected, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters…

KONGSBERG's Vessel Insight Gains DNV GL Acceptance

Oct 29, 2020

KONGSBERG’s ship-to-cloud data infrastructure service Vessel Insight has been qualified by technical advisor to the maritime industry DNV GL. Safety and cyber security were the critical parameters in the recently completed Technical Qualification…

CMA CGM Resumes Online Services After Cyber Attack

Oct 13, 2020

CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping group, said it has restored its online business services after a cyber attack last month paralyzed activity.France-based CMA CGM first reported the incident on September 28, saying it had…

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Oct 10, 2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs…

CMA CGM Suspects Data Breach from Cyber Attack

Sep 30, 2020

CMA CGM suspects a cyber attack affecting its servers led to a data breach, the global shipping line said on Wednesday as it continued to restore online services.'We suspect a data breach and are doing everything possible to assess its potential volume and nature…

CMA CGM Says Operations Functioning Normally After Cyber Attack

Sep 29, 2020

French container shipping company CMA CGM Group said Tuesday that its maritime and port operations were functioning normally after a cyber attack hit its servers on Monday.'All communications to and from the CMA CGM Group are secure, including emails…

CMA CGM Hit by Cyber Attack

Sep 28, 2020

Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Monday it is dealing with a cyber attack impacting its peripheral servers.The attack did not concern the systems of its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, it added in a statement.CMA CGM said external access…

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