INCIDENT: Ransomware Takes Down Maritime Facility

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

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Ransomware Takes Down Maritime Facility

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