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A company specializing in multimodal transport is threatened of data leak following a ransomware [...]
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
2 June 2023 Italy Port Virus/Ransomware


The victim, managing a container terminal in Italy, was targeted by a cyber attack on June 2, 2023. The gang stated that they had exfiltrated a significant amount of data from the affected organization's IT infrastructure.

The website of the affected organization went down, displaying a "Site under maintenance" message on the homepage and returning errors on subpages, altough it cannot be said if it was due to the attack itself or to the remediation process.



Claimed/Reported Threat Actor




Main impact



Recommendations to Port 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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Files generated on Monday, 11th December 2023.
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