Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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Index Number:
Title:
2023_080
The website of a port is victim of a denial of service attack claimed by a hacktivist group [...]
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
08 June 2023 Sweden Port Denial of Service

Summary

The website of a port is victim of a denial of service attack claimed by a hacktivist group supporting Russia.

Victim

Port of Uddevalla

Claimed/Reported Threat Actor

NoName057(16)

Origin

Hacktivism

Main impact

Availability

References

Recommendations to Port to reduce Denial of Service risks:

  • Implement rate limiting and traffic filtering to mitigate the impact of incoming malicious traffic.
  • Check with your IT service provider that the resilience of its systems against such attack was tested.
  • Regularly monitor network traffic and set up alerting for unusual patterns or spikes.
  • Diversify your server locations and use failover systems to ensure service availability in case of an attack.
  • Establish an incident response plan to quickly mitigate and recover from DoS attacks.
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Files generated on Thursday, 02nd November 2023.
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