(News) WORLD- The Global Maritime Industry Remains Unprepared for Future Cybersecurity Challenges

http://www.futuredirections.org.au/publication/the-global-maritime-industry-remains-unprepared-for-future-cybersecurity-challenges/#.W3w_LIbpp1o.linkedin The volume, impact and sophistication of cyberattacks have grown at an alarming rate. Worldwide, nearly 17 million attacks reportedly occur each week. With around 50,000 ships at sea or in port at any one...

(News) WORLD- Cyber Threat aboard ships – A sensitive theme mutates to a broad...

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cyber-threat-aboard-ships-sensitive-theme-mutates-broad-sch%C3%BCtze As in my article "Cyber Threats on ships - what is true, what is vision, what is fantasy?" published on June 20, 2018 in LinkedIn and now also in other specialist publications, I observe...

INDIA- India’s largest container port hit by global cyber attack

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-attack-india-idUSKBN19J0DI?il=0 Operations at one of three terminals at India's largest container port JNPT, on the outskirts of India's commercial hub of Mumbai, have been disrupted by the global ransomware attack, The port said on Wednesday....

(News) WORLD- Cyber goons hack GPS system in order to cause collisions

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/not-just-somali-pirates-cyber-attacks-too-hit-ships/ Somali pirates are not the only threat faced by ships sailing the high seas. Large vessels out at sea are also becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks by sophisticated hackers sitting thousands of miles...

MONDE- Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shipping-gps-cyber-idUSKBN1AN0HT LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use...

(News) WORLD- US warns of supply chain cyber-attacks

https://www-bbc-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/technology-44941875 The US intelligence community has issued a new warning about cyber-espionage risks posed by attacks made via the technology supply chain. A report said China, Russia and Iran were the most capable and active...

CYBERCRIMINALITY: another attack massive computing in the foulee of wannacry

http://www.zdnet.fr/actualites/wannacry-reflux-des-attaques-il-est-trop-tot-pour-accuser-qui-que-ce-soit-maj-39852524.htm The cyber-attack would already have made 200,000 victims in 150 countries at least. The global attack of ransomware, which has caused chaos, could return to the life to the extent that the workers return...

WORLD- Cyberattack: Three Frenchmen have created an anti WannaCry software

http://www.leparisien.fr/high-tech/cyberattaque-trois-francais-ont-cree-un-logiciel-anti-wannacry-19-05-2017-6965481.php It is called WannaKiwi, and can avoid the locking of files, but it must be used urgently, according to its French inventors.A group of three French experts on computer security announced on Friday that...

WORLD- Cyberattack on Maersk highlights need for global strategy

http://www.joc.com/technology/global-prevention-strategy-needed-after-cyberattack-maersk_20170628.html It took a June 27 ransomware attack on Maersk Line that crippled its terminal arm and prevented new bookings to bring home the scope of the danger posed to the container shipping industry.

WORLD- According to Allianz Safety & Shipping, cyber attacks threat remain high

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/perfect-storm-of-cyber-security-regulation-and-cost-cutting-impacts-global-shipping-according-to-allianz-safety-shipping-review-2017/ The threat of cyber attacks continues to be significant. Most attacks to date have been aimed at breaching corporate security rather than taking control of a vessel. As no major incident resulting from a...