WORLD- Petya could be worse than WannaCry

http://www.20minutes.fr/high-tech/2095183-20170627-direct-rancongiciel-petya-cyberattaque-mondiale-cours-systeme-informatique-tchernobyl-touche Berkeley security expert Nicholas Weaver explains at '20 Minutes' that Danish shipping carrier Maersk was using MeDoc software, the first vector of infection in Ukraine. Maersk used it in a Ukrainian branch but the...

(News) WORLD – BIMCO and ICS publish new cyber security guide for crew on...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/bimco-and-ics-publish-new-cyber-security-guide-for-crew-on-board/ The digitalisation of maritime operations and the reliance on technology and network connectivity for daily onboard and on shore operations means that shipping is vulnerable to the threat of cyber incidents. To help crew prepare,...

(News) WORLD- Lloyd’s Register buys cyber security specialist Nettitude (18.03.2018)

Web Site Source : http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/europe/lloyd-s-register-buys-cyber-security-specialist-nettitude.html Lloyd’s Register (LR) announces that it has acquired cyber security services provider Nettitude, which it describes as a research-led organisation with “some of the most sophisticated technical capabilities in the industry”. Founded...

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.

(News) WORLD – AgilLOC antenna element combats GNSS jamming at sea

https://www.gpsworld.com/agilloc-antenna-element-combats-gnssjamming-at-sea/ With the proliferation of jamming devices readily available, maritime vessels need to be situationally aware of GNSS interference and disruption. The threat of GNSS jamming is made even more critical in situations that require...

(News) WORLD- Maritime transportation could be an ideal target for hackers

http://splash247.com/shipping-seen-softest-hacker-targets/ Shocking statistics published yesterday show just what a soft target shipping is for for hackers. A survey of nearly 6,000 active seafarers carried out by consultancy Euturenautics has shown 47% of respondents said that...

(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...

(News) WORLD- 9 Experts speak on the readiness of the maritime industry to address...

http://safety4sea.com/seasense-05/ Considering that shipping inudstry is progressively using systems relied on digitization, integration and automation, cyber security threats are not only increased, but they are becoming a part of maritime daily business. As a result,...

(News) WORLD- China shipping lines COSCO hit by apparent Cyber Attack, causing ‘Network Breakdown’...

http://gcaptain.com/cosco-hit-by-apparent-cyber-attack-causing-network-breakdown-in-americas/ China’s COSCO Shipping Lines has been hit by an apparent cyber attack that has caused a ‘network breakdown’ within its Americas region, the shipping line confirmed in a Facebook post. As a precautionary measure, the...

WORLD- Maritime wakes up to security risks

http://gcaptain.com/maritime-wakes-security-risk/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Gcaptain+%28gCaptain.com%29 Today an estimated 30,000 vessels globally have some sort of access to always-on Internet via satellite. At the same time, a mix of increasingly sophisticated equipment – from electronic navigation systems to computer-controlled engines...