US Coast Guard discloses Ryuk ransomware infection at maritime facility

An infection with the Ryuk ransomware took down a maritime facility for more than 30 hours; the US Coast Guard said in a security bulletin it published before Christmas.

The agency did not reveal the name or the location of the port authority; however, it described the incident as recent.

“Forensic analysis is currently ongoing but the virus, identified as ‘Ryuk’ ransomware,” the US Coast Guard (USCG) said in a security bulletin meant to put other port authorities on alert about future attacks.

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Source: ZDNet