Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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A state actor is said to have targeted shipping industry.
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
17 August 2022 Israel Shipowner Phishing


A state actor is said to have targeted shipping industry.



Claimed/Reported Threat Actor




Main impact



Recommendations to Shipowner 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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