Ransomware Attack Hits Shipbuilder

January 8, 2024

INCIDENT

Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG), LLC, a medium-sized shipbuilder in the United States that works for civil and government clients, such as the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard, suffered a ransomware attack last April and is now notifying victims.
The Washington, DC-based company said on April 12, 2023, it became aware of a cyberattack on its computer systems that included the encryption of certain files, but did not discover it until November 6.
It immediately took steps to secure its environment and began an investigation into the nature and scope of the incident.

Incident Date

April 6, 2023

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified