DDoS Attack Took Down the North Sea Port Website

November 30, 2023


A DDoS attack took down the North Sea Port website, the company that operates the ports of Vlissingen and Terneuzen in Zeeland, and the Gent port in Belgium. The website was inaccessible for several hours, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

By early afternoon, the attack had been repelled, and the site was up and running again. Work in the port continued as usual, those systems were not affected.

Incident Date

June 20, 2023

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

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