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CMA CGM up and running again following ransomware attack

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PortandTerminal.com, September 29, 2020 MARSEILLE, FRANCE – CMA CGM claims that its maritime and port operations are back up and running again following yesterday’s ransomware attack according to tech news website BleepingComputer.com. Yesterday (September 28), the French shipping line CMA CGM confirmed that it was dealing with a cyber-attack that was impacting peripheral servers. A number of the shipping group’s websites were …

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World’s biggest cruise line operator, Carnival, hit by ransomware attack

PortandTerminal.com, August 18, 2020 MIAMI – The world’s largest cruise shipping company Carnival Corporation was the victim of a ransomware attack on August 15, the company said in a regulatory filing. The attack accessed and encrypted a portion of one brand’s information technology systems, and included the download of certain of the company’s data files. “The Carnival data breach is …

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Insurers look to curb ransomware exposure as U.S. cyber rates rise

Reuters, January 22, 2020 (Reuters) – U.S. insurers are ramping up cyber-insurance rates by as much as 25% and trying to curb exposure to vulnerable customers after a surge of costly claims, industry sources said. The changes follow a challenging year of hackers using malicious programs, known as ransomware, to take down systems that control everything from hospital billing to …

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Cyber Attack on Asian Ports could cost $110 Billion, Lloyd’s warns

October 30, 2019 by Reuters By Simon Jessop LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – A cyber attack on Asian ports could cost as much as $110 billion, or half the total global loss from natural catastrophes in 2018, a Lloyd’s of London-backed report said on Wednesday. Cyber insurance is seen as a growth market by insurance providers such as Lloyd’s, which specialises in covering commercial …

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Texas hit by ransomware attack. Reminds of Port of San Diego attack in 2018

PortandTerminal.com, August 18, 2019 Hackers breach 20 Texas government agencies in ransomware cyber attack. Latest attack reminds of Port of San Diego ransomware attack in 2018. HOUSTON – At least 20 state entities have been affected by a ransomware attack, according to the Texas Department of Information Resources. The Department of Information Resources is deploying resources to the areas that have …

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