© Mopic cyber attack
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Here’s one for Maersk: turns out, shipping is an easy target for hackers. The news will hardly come as a surprise after last year’s NotPetya attack, but the extent to which the industry is unprepared may shock some.  Citing a Futurenautics survey, Splash 24/7 claims nearly half the world’s active seafarers have sailed on a vessel which has been attacked. Some 15% said they’d received no training on cyber security, and less than a third worked for carriers that imposed duties to regularly change passwords. It’s a call to arms for the industry.


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