DNV Confirms Ransomware Attack Impacting 1,000 Ships

Mike Schuler reports:

Classification society DNV is confirming that a recent ransomware cyber attack on its fleet management software has impacted around 1,000 ships.

The cyber attack was discovered on the evening of Saturday, January 7, on its ShipManager fleet management and operations platform, forcing the class society to shut down the software’s IT servers.

DNV now confirms that 70 customers and a total of 1,000 vessels are affected by what it says was a ransomware attack.

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