The victim, a multinational port operating entity headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, operates 74 port and terminal facilities in 40 countries. According to sources, on 17 October, its Guatemalan subsidiary was victim of a ransomware attack. The Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) of the attack seem to correspond with activities reputed of the Hive ransomware group, which later proclaimed responsibility.
The encryption of company systems was claimed on 7th of November. However, the extent of encrypted data and any subsequent discussions with the organization remain undisclosed.