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Major U.S. fuel supplier Colonial Pipeline offline following ransomware attack

On May 7, major U.S. fuel supplier Colonial Pipeline fell victim to a ransomware attack that caused the company to temporarily shut down its 5,500-mile pipeline operations. Though the hackers did not reach the network that controls the physical infrastructure to transport fuel, the company went offline as a...

Ransomware Attack on French Carrier CMA CGM Disrupts Shipping Operations

On September 28, French container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM announced that it fell victim to a cyber-attack on its peripheral servers. The company has over 480 vessels, operating 200 shipping routes between 420 ports in 150 different countries. The attack led to limited IT availability across the...

Petya Ransomware Attack: Implications for Global Supply Chains

Executive Summary A new ransomware that reportedly started in Ukraine on Tuesday, June 27 has caused network issues in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, and has disrupted numerous companies around the worldAmongtheimpacted,shippingcompanyMaerskhasexperienceddisruptionsonitsbooking portal and at some port terminals in Belgium, Netherlands, the United States and IndiaTrade impacts may remain...