Ransomware Takes Down Maritime Facility

April 22, 2021


There was a ransomware intrusion at a Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facility, said officials at the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
The virus, identified as Ryuk ransomware, may have entered the network of the MTSA facility via an email phishing campaign, officials said.

Incident Date

December 16, 2019

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified