Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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Index Number:
Title:
2020_007
A maritime authority informs of several cases of impersonating in a few cases of phishing asking [...]
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
21 April 2020 Chile Ship Phishing

Summary

A maritime authority informs of several cases of impersonating in a few cases of phishing asking for the transmission of ship official documents to an unauthorized party.

Victim

N/A

Claimed/Reported Threat Actor

N/A

Origin

Undisclosed

Main impact

Confidentiality

References

Recommendations to Ship to reduce Phishing risks:

  • Educate employees about recognizing phishing attempts and not clicking on suspicious links.
  • Implement email filtering systems to detect and block phishing emails.
  • Regularly update and patch software to address vulnerabilities that could be exploited by phishers.
  • Work with your CSIRT organization to gather indicators to better detect and fight the threat.
  • Monitor your messaging servers to detect and filter the threat.
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