China’s Ministry of State Security warns of data security risks after Wuhan Earthquake Monitoring Center cyberattack

China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) on Wednesday warned of data security risks after recent reports identified US intelligence agencies were behind a cyberattack on Wuhan Earthquake Monitoring Center. A joint investigation team formed by the National Computer Virus Emergency Read More …

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 …

Ransomware Attack Hits Ship-Tracking Firm Royal Dirkzwager

A team of ransomware hackers have published proprietary inside data allegedly obtained the Dutch shipping intelligence agency Royal Dirkzwager, according to cybsersecurity trade press. The leak purportedly include employee passports, contracts and other sensitive information. The hackers claim to have Read More …

Hydrochasma: Previously unknown group targets medical and shipping organizations in Asia

Shipping companies and medical laboratories in Asia are being targeted in a likely intelligence-gathering campaign that relies exclusively on publicly available and living-off-the-land tools. Hydrochasma, the threat actor behind this campaign, has not been linked to any previously identified group, Read More …

LockBit ransomware claims attack on Port of Lisbon in Portugal

A cyberattack hitting the Port of Lisbon Administration (APL), the third-largest port in Portugal, on Christmas day, has been claimed by the LockBit ransomware gang. The Port of Lisbon is part of the critical infrastructure in Portugal’s capital city, being Read More …

Albania Claims New Cyberattack on Day the US Sanctions Iran for July Attack

Albania said it suffered another cyberattack on the day the U.S. announced sanctions against Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for an attack launched against Tirana’s government computer systems in July. “The national police’s computer systems were hit Friday 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 …

After ransomware attack, global logistics firm Hellmann warns of scam calls and mail

German logistics giant Hellmann has warned its customers and partners to be on the lookout for fraudulent calls and mail after the company was hit with a ransomware attack two weeks ago. In an update about the cyberattack that initially Read More …