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France – CMA CGM

Exploit: Ransomware
CMA CGM: Maritime Shipping and Logistics  

Risk to Small Business: 1.702 = Severe

Ragnar Locker ransomware sailed into the systems of French cargo giant CMA CGM, leaving havoc in its wake. The company’s website and external access to all applications was taken offline. This is the latest in a series of attacks against logistics targets, including major shipping and trucking companies. No ransom has been named in the attack, and CMA CGMis still experiencing outages.

Individual Risk: No personal information was reported as impacted in this incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

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