Cyber attack could sink cruise ships, Government advice warns

Cruise ships could be sunk by cyber terrorists, official Government guidance has warned in a drive to improve protections from online attacks. 

Vessels could be vulnerable to “kidnap, piracy, fraud [and] theft of cargo” if their computer systems are compromised, the Transport Department said. 

At worse a cyber-hack could result in “risk to life and/or the loss of the ship”, the industry was also told.

Read more at: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/16/cyber-attack-could-sink-cruise-ships-government-advice-warns/

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