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Yara Birkeland tipped to launch late next year

2020-11-11 –It was meant to be one of the most eagerly anticipated vessel launches of the year, but ship spotters might not have to wait too long to catch a glimpse. . . READ MORE 

Vard Hit by Cyberattack

2020-06-10 –Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has been hit with a ransomware encryption cyberattack, the company confirmed Tuesday. . . READ MORE

Number of shipping cyber attacks leaps 400% since February

2020-06-05- Israeli maritime cyber security experts Naval Dome claim there has been a 400% spike in shipping-targeted. . . READ MORE

COVID-19 Pandemic Creates New Cybercrime Risks

2020-05-15- The confusion attending the COVID-19 pandemic has created new opportunities for cybercrime, particularly cyberattacks targeting the human element. . . READ MORE

Anglo-Eastern suffers ransomware attack

2020-05-18- Anglo-Eastern, one of the world’s largest shipmanagers, has become the latest name to suffer a cyber attack. . . READ MORE

IACS publishes its Recommendation on Cyber Resilience

2020-05-05 –The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) published its Recommendation on Cyber Resilience, which applies to the use of computer-based. . . READ MORE

Report: Cyber Criminal Activity Increasing During Pandemic

2020-05-06 –Email and data security company, Mimecast, has released a report on The First 100 Days of Coronavirus – which shows transportation, storage and delivery is the third-most attacked industry. . . READ MORE

5 ways 5G is more vulnerable to cyber attacksnce

2020-05-11 –5G technology is developing within the shipping industry with many ports installing 5G networks for improved operations. In May’s Phish and Ships issue. . . READ MORE

Toll hit by another cyber attack

2020-05-12 –Australian transport and logistics company Toll Group has suffered a second cyber attack in the space of just three months. Toll confirmed today it was the victim of a cyber attack last week . . . READ MORE

U.S. Maritime Stakeholders Launch Cyber Threat Clearinghouse

2020-05-11 –A group of American seaports and maritime stakeholders have decided to address cybersecurity threats by launching a new non-profit, the Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing. . . READ MORE

Fujitsu completes AI trials on preventing vessels collisions

2020-04-09 –The quest to decarbonise shipping moved a big step forwards yesterday with news from Europe where Swiss engineering giant ABB has teamed with hydrogen technologies specialist. . . READ MORE

MSC admits malware attack 

2020-04-16- Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has admitted it was hit by a malware resulting in much of its IT infrastructure going offline for five days around Easter weekend. . . READ MORE

Suspecting Cyber Attack, MSC Reports Network Outage – Update

2020-04-10 –Mediterranean Shipping Company says it has experienced a network outage and it cannot rule out the possibility of a cyber attack, the company. . . READ MORE

US Navy warning: COVID-19 facilitates cyber scams

2020-03-19 –Among other disruptions globally, the COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity for malicious actors. . . READ MORE

Infographic: IoT attacks rose in 2019

2020-03-13 –SonicWall, a cyber security company, launched an infographic based on its 2020 report, concerning the cyber threats that heavily targeted. . . READ MORE

Holland America, Princess report cyber security breach

2020-03-06 –Princess Cruises and Holland America Line informed about a cyber security breach, during which hackers accessed personal information. . . READ MORE

Infographic: IoT attacks rose in 2019

2020-03-13 –SonicWall, a cyber security company, launched an infographic based on its 2020 report, concerning the cyber threats that heavily targeted. . . READ MORE

MAN Rolls Out Cyber Security Solution

2020-03-02-MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division MAN PrimeServ announced a new digital addition to its retrofit portfolio. . . READ MORE

Weekly report details growing number of shipping companies targeted by malware attacks

2020-02-25 –Cyber consultants Red Sky Alliance with maritime security specialists Dryad Global have started publishing a weekly list of names of ships. . . READ MORE

Cyber security: A P&I Perspective

2020-02-14 –During the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum, Ms. Elina, Regional Business Development Director V.P., American. . . READ MORE

Toll Group shuts systems after ransomware attack

2020-02-04- As a precautionary measure, in response to a cyber security incident on January 31st, Australian transport. . . READ MORE

How IMO addresses cyber risk: An overview

2019-01-14- The era of digitalization and rapid development of technologies in the maritime sector has called for immediate action. . . READ MORE

Tanker pool collaborates to adopt AI management solution

2019-01-07- Signal and Heidmar have agreed a milestone partnership, under which Signal will manage a joint tanker fleet using its proprietary technology and analytical approach. Signal will provide its artificial intelligence. . . READ MORE

USCG: Cyberattack Penetrated Cargo Facility’s Operating Controls

2019-01-01- In a marine safety bulletin issued in December, the U.S. Coast Guard warned the maritime community to harden defenses against phishing. . . READ MORE

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