Japan’s biggest port hit by suspected cyberattack, operations halted

The Port of Nagoya, Japan’s largest port by total cargo throughput and responsible for handling some of Toyota Motor Corp.’s car exports, has suffered a crippling system glitch, with the port operator saying Wednesday it suspects a cyberattack. As of 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 …

Oil terminals disrupted after European ports hit by cyberattack

Port facilities in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands have been targeted by a large-scale cyberattack, authorities say. Officials say the hack began several days ago and has primarily disrupted operations at oil terminals, preventing tankers from delivering energy supplies. German Read More …

Maritime cyber attacks increase by 900% in three years

Cyber attacks on the maritime industry’s operational technology (OT) systems have increased by 900% over the last three years with the number of reported incidents set to reach record volumes by year end. Addressing port and terminal operators during an Read More …

Port of San Diego suffers cyber-attack, second port in a week after Barcelona

Two major international ports fell victim to cyber-attacks within the span of a week, putting the shipping industry on alert for a possible threat actor targeting the entire sector. The first to fall was the Port of Barcelona, Spain, on Read More …