Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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Index Number:
Title:
2022_028
A telecommunications company operating a submarine cable is victim of a computer attack on the [...]
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
13 April 2022 United States Undersea cable Intrusion

Summary

A telecommunications company operating a submarine cable is victim of a computer attack on the cable's management infrastructure.

Victim

HSI Agents

Claimed/Reported Threat Actor

N/A

Origin

Undisclosed

Main impact

Availability

References

Recommendations to Undersea cable to reduce Intrusion risks:

  • Implement strong access controls and authentication mechanisms to limit unauthorized access, such as Multi Factor Authentication.
  • Regularly update and patch software and systems to address known vulnerabilities.
  • Use Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS) to monitor and block suspicious activities.
  • Segment your network to limit lateral movement by attackers in case of a breach.
  • Educate your employees about phishing attacks and social engineering tactics to prevent credential theft.
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