Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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Index Number:
Rudder failure on a ship. Software failure.
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
13 July 2017 Germany Ship Malfunction


Rudder failure on a ship. Software failure.



Claimed/Reported Threat Actor




Main impact



Recommendations to Ship to reduce Malfunction risks:

  • Regularly maintain and update hardware and software systems to prevent technical malfunctions.
  • Implement redundancy and failover mechanisms for critical systems.
  • Conduct regular system health checks and diagnostics to identify potential issues early.
  • Establish incident response plans to quickly address malfunctions and minimize downtime.
  • Train IT personnel in troubleshooting and recovery procedures.
  • Ensure the resilience and good working of systems before they are put in production.
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