Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks

by KEITH MARTIN and RORY HOPCRAFT on June 14th, 2018 The 50,000 ships sailing the sea at any one time have joined an ever-expanding list of objects that can be hacked. Cybersecurity experts recently displayed how easy it was to break into a ship’s navigational...

Billions in cryptocurrency wealth wiped out after hack

by DANIEL SHANE on June 11, 2018 A cyberheist at a little-known virtual currency exchange helped wipe billions of dollars off the value of bitcoin and other digital currencies. The price of bitcoin slumped more than 7% after South Korea’s Coinrail announced that...

Shipping Industry Cybersecurity: A Shipwreck Waiting to Happen

by TARA SEALS on June 7th, 2018 The global shipping industry is vulnerable to a range of hacks, including one that can send multi-million dollar vessels on a collision course for disaster, according researchers. Worse, the flaws are trivial to execute and easy to...