Cyberthreats in the transportation industry

Transportation is a key economic sector. It spans a multitude of diverse companies engaged in logistics, urban transit, land and air cargo and passenger conveyance, and other activities. The transportation system performs critical functions that support nationwide objectives by connecting Read More …

Freight giant Estes confirms data breach, but says it won’t pay ransom

The October 2023 cyberattack against Estes Express Lines was indeed ransomware, but the company has paid no ransom demand as yet. The company confirmed the news in an email recently sent to affected customers. As per the email, sent to Read More …

Royal Mail’s recovery from ransomware attack will cost business at least $12M

Royal Mail’s parent International Distributions Services has revealed for the first time the infrastructure costs associated with its January ransomware attack.… LockBit’s attack has driven costs up across various areas of the Brit business, but improvements to the corporation’s Heathrow Read More …

Cybersecurity’s Importance in Military Maritime Operations

In an era defined by interconnectedness and digital transformation, the role of cybersecurity in modern maritime warfare has grown. The maritime domain is increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats which can have serious consequences to national security. Cybersecurity is no longer Read More …

Poland investigates cyber-attack on rail network

Polish intelligence services are investigating a hacking attack on the country’s railways, Polish media say. Hackers broke into railway frequencies to disrupt traffic in the north-west of the country overnight, the Polish Press Agency (PAP) reported on Saturday. The signals Read More …

US officials search for hidden Chinese malware that could affect military operations

US officials are searching for Chinese malware hidden in various defense systems that could disrupt military communications and resupply operations, The New York Times reported Saturday. The administration believes malicious computer code has been hidden inside “networks controlling power grids, Read More …

Cook EBITDA slumps £2m following Christmas 2021 cyber-attack

A cyber-attack in December 2021 wiped an estimated £2m from Cook’s EBITDA, according to its latest financial results. The attack ground manufacturing systems at its Sittingbourne site to a halt and prevented Cook from making and delivering food. Consequently, the Read More …

How America’s Cargo Ports Defend Against Cyberthreats

America’s ports move approximately $5.4 trillion in goods annually, making them a unique target for cybercriminals. Protecting these transportation hubs is essential to preserving the supply chain and keeping the U.S. economy running. More than 500 cyberattacks occurred in the Read More …