Podcast: Breaking Down the COSCO Ransomware Attack

Threatpost talks to Commvault’s Matt Tyrer about the recent COSCO ransomware attack.

Last week, shipping giant COSCO ( China Ocean Shipping Company) announced it was hit with a ransomware attack that crippled its U.S. operations. The company’s phone and email for its U.S. branch were down for five days, and have now been restored.

Threatpost talks to Matt Tyrer with Commvault about the recent COSCO ransomware attack. Tyrer discusses the biggest lessons learned from the incident, other shipping industry cyber attacks, and best practices in preventing ransomware attacks.

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