Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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Index Number:
Scam on the delivery of a new ship.
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
01 December 2015 Canada Shipowner Scam


Scam on the delivery of a new ship.



Claimed/Reported Threat Actor




Main impact



Recommendations to Shipowner to reduce Scam risks:

  • Train personnel to recognize common scam tactics and red flags.
  • Implement email filtering and web filtering systems to block known scam websites and emails.
  • Educate employees about the risks of sharing sensitive information with unknown entities.
  • Establish clear and safe communication channels for reporting potential scams within the organization.
  • Regularly update scam threat intelligence from your CSIRT organization to stay informed about emerging scams.
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