U.S. Coast Guard warns of cyber-attack & electronic interference threats to commercial vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard warned of a “significant cyber incident” on one ship that “exposes potential vulnerabilities on board commercial vessels” and reported on a second incident in which “unknown interference” impacted a U.S. flag vessel. Both incidents occurred in 2019:

  • A February “significant cyber incident” with a vessel bound for the Port of New York and New Jersey.
  • A report of “unknown Interference” occurred on July 16th in which the Master of a U.S. flagged vessel entering the Port of Shanghai “suspects GPS signal jamming.”

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