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ANGEL is the first cybersecurity service that has been designed and developed to meet the unique and diverse requirements of the merchant marine sector. It secures the vessel's business, IoT and crew networks by providing oversight, security threat alerting and control of the vessel's entire network.

As technology advances, more sectors begin to rely on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for an essential part of their operations. Much like other sectors, maritime activity too now relies on ICT for standard operations like navigation, communication and management of cargo and services. This development significantly improves...

Last year's (Not)Petya ransomware attack had a significant impact on Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk. In this incident, several port terminals across multiple countries experienced massive disruptions, costing the company $300 million.

NeuroSOC, as part of the malware/abuse service that it provides, has recently captured two samples which concern a spam campaign (a DHL General Price Increase e-mail and a DHL Express_Shipment Notification e-mail) that delivers the cross-platform (RAT) Adwind, along with another well-known RAT Duhini which has worm capabilities. A similar...

The latest threat to cybersecurity isn't a new form of attack vector - it's the operational risk that can occur when using Microsoft Office 365 (O365). Research firm Gartner found that 13% of publicly listed companies around the world use Office 365 or Google Apps for email, with 8.5% using the Microsoft product compared to Google's 4.7%. As a...