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Ransomware Attack Impacts 1,000 Ships Worldwide

January 19, 2023

In a digital age when ships navigating the seas are as dependent on technology as they are on winds and tides, a cyberattack on a key software supplier can cripple a significant portion of the shipping industry.

DNV, a Norwegian software supplier that provides services for thousands of ships worldwide, experienced a ransomware attack on January 7, 2023, affecting approximately 70 customers who operate around 1,000 shipping vessels.

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