Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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Index Number:
Title:
2020_014
Shipyard hit by a ransomware attack altering its operational capacities. Partial unemployment.
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
09 June 2020 Norway Shipyard Virus/Ransomware

Summary

Shipyard hit by a ransomware attack altering its operational capacities. Partial unemployment.

Victim

Vard Group AS

Claimed/Reported Threat Actor

REvil

Origin

Cybercrime

Main impact

Availability

References

Recommendations to Shipyard to reduce Virus/Ransomware risks:

  • Map, understand, patch and secure your exposed assets on the Internet.
  • Implement email filtering systems to detect and block phishing emails.
  • Train your organisation, personnel regularly against these threats.
  • Install efficient Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools.
  • Work with your CSIRT organization to better understand the Tactics, Techniques and Procedures used by threat actors.
  • Monitor your IT and OT systems to quickly detect potential pre-ransomware activity.
  • Implement an efficient offline backup policy.
  • Encrypt all sensitive data to avoid further data leaks.
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