MSC confirms hacker attack following breakdown

MSC confirms that a cyberattack was the cause of the container line's five-day breakdown over Easter. Both its main office and its website were affected. The carrier says no data have been compromised.

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A hacker attack was the reason that MSC experienced a digital break down for five days over Easter, the container line confirms on its website, after the possibility was mentioned early in the process.

According to the shipping company, the breakdown was confined to the Geneva main office, but the company website was also shut down. The other local departments were functioning as normal and as such able to serve customers and maintain operations.

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