Ports on alert as cyber attacks proliferate – Splash247

Ports on alert as cyber attacks proliferate – Splash247

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The cyber security attack that hit the Port of San Diego on Tuesday included ransomware and demand for Bitcoin, port officials said in a statement Friday. The attack is the second at a major global port this month with experts warning ports are coming under ever-greater attack from hackers. “The Port of San Diego continues to investigate a serious cybersecurity incident that has disrupted the agency’s information technology systems, and the Port’s investigation so far has determined that ransomware was involved in this attack,” read a Port of San Diego statement.

Ports on alert as cyber attacks proliferate - Splash247

The cyber security attack that hit the Port of San Diego on Tuesday included ransomware and demand for Bitcoin, port officials said in a statement Friday. The attack is the second at a major global port this month with experts warning ports are coming under ever-greater attack from hackers. “The Port of San Diego continues to investigate a serious cybersecurity incident that has disrupted the agency’s information technology systems, and the Port’s investigation so far has determined that ran…

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