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Expeditors International has been targeted in a cyberattack forced the organization to shut down its operations worldwide

Exploit: Ransomware

Expeditors International: Logistics & Freight Forwarding

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Risk to Business: 1.364 = Extreme

Expeditors International was hit by a ransomware attack over the President’s Day holiday weekend that has resulted in the company being forced to shut down most of its operations worldwide. First announced by the company on Sunday night, Expeditors International warned that services and systems may be offline until they can restore them from backups. The incident could snarl supply chains globally. Expeditors International handles warehousing and distribution, transportation, customs and compliance at 350 locations worldwide.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Supply chain disruption has been the name of the game for cybercriminals and freight forwarders on land and on the sea have been constantly targetted lately

Source: Bleeping Computer