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Trucking Industry Confronts Growing Threat of Ransomware

August 1, 2018

Security experts had long warned the transportation industry was a major target for cyberattacks — then, a bombshell malware incident levied against international ocean shipper A.P. Moller Maersk publicly laid bare what was at stake.

Several months after the so-called NotPetya cyberattack hobbled Maersk’s worldwide fleet-management IT systems last year, details about the magnitude of the attack and the collateral damage began to unfold.

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