xHunt Campaign: Attacks on Kuwait Shipping and Transportation Organizations

The first known attack in this campaign targeted a Kuwait transportation and shipping company in which the actors installed a backdoor tool named Hisoka. Several custom tools were later downloaded to the system in order to carry out post-exploitation activities. 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 …

Gold Galleon Hacking Group Plunders Shipping Industry

Researchers have identified the hacking group behind several widescale business email compromise (BEC) attacks gouging the maritime shipping industry millions of dollars since last year. Attackers are taking advantage of the industry’s lax security and the use of outdated computers, according Read More …

IT ‘heroes’ saved Maersk from NotPetya with ten-day reinstallation bliz

4,000 servers, 45,000 PCs and 2,500 apps all rebuilt, while other staff went manual It’s long been known that shipping giant Maersk suffered very badly from 2017’s NotPetya malware outbreak. Now the company’s chair has detailed just how many systems Read More …