INCIDENT: CMA CGM SA shutdown after attack with ransomeware

They shut down some of their technology systems as they coped with a cyberattack at two of their Asia-Pacific subsidiaries. As of Oct. 2nd, they were still working on restoring access to all information systems and their worldwide agency network was gradually being reconnected. They claim that the malware had not compromised any of its communications, including email, transmitted files and electronic data interfaces. People involved in the matter said the carrier was investigating an encryption malware attack and that it had been contacted by someone claiming to be a hacker who asked for ransom in return for a decryption key.

Incident Date

September 28, 2020



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Threat Source:

No threat source identified


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