Oil Terminals In Europe Suffer Cyberattack

February 4, 2022

INCIDENT

Major oil terminals in Western Europe’s largest ports have fallen victim to a cyberattack, sources confirmed.
Belgian prosecutors launched an investigation into the hacking of oil facilities in the country’s maritime entryways, including Antwerp, Europe’s second largest port after Rotterdam. In Germany, prosecutors said they were investigating a cyberattack targeting oil facilities in what was described as a possible ransomware strike, in which hackers demand money to reopen hijacked networks.

Incident Date

January 27, 2022

Location

Belgium

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified