The officials of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) recently disclosed a Ryuk ransomware infection that took down the entire corporate IT network of a Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facility for more than 30 hours. The authorities stated the ransomware interrupted the camera and physical access control systems.
It’s believed that a malicious email sent to one of the maritime facility’s employees was the entry point for the ransomware infection, according to USCG officials.
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