AIDA Cruise Ships Under Cyber Attack

Image credit: Network hack notification / ransom note – anonymous; AIDAmar – Sebaso – CC BY-SA 4.0 commons/wikipedia; AIDAperla – Philippe Alès – CC BY-SA 4.0 commons/wikipedia.

Jim Walker reports:

AIDA cruise ships, including the Aidamar and the Aidaperla, are suffering what has been described as an “immense” IT problem, according to a German newspaper  published today. Bild reports that the AIDA cruise line’s operations in its home port of Rostock, Germany have been affected by the failure of the company’s land based and shipboard telephone and internet systems.

Read more on Cruise Law News.  From the image of the ransom note, it appears that this is the work of DoppelPaymer threat actors.

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