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The number of cyber attacks against maritime companies quadrupled last year

Hacker attacks against maritime companies have been steadily increasing since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Between February and May 2020 alone, the number saw a fourfold increase, according to a new report.

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The threat of a cyberattack has grown considerably for maritime companies.

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, threat activities have risen markedly, and in the period between February and May 2020 alone, the number of hacker attacks rose fourfold, according to a report by International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH).

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