After struggling with the Coronavirus pandemic, Norwegian cruise liner Hurtigruten has been attacked by what they believe to be ransomware. The attack was announced last night and has since caused their website and internal email systems to be taken offline. No ransom amount has been announced yet, but investors cannot be happy after already losing a substantial amount of money due to the pandemic. “Our main priority now is to ensure safe and good operations for all guests and employees. We are working with all available resources to isolate the effects of the attack and limit the damage it can do,” stated Moe-Helgesen, Hurtigruten’s executive Vice President for IT. All of the proper authorities have been notified about the attack but have denied comments.
Written by: Nataliia Zdrok, Threat Intelligence Analyst at Binary Defense Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased