U.S. Maritime Agency Found Vulnerable To Cyber Hackers

Executives and staff at the agency responsible for protecting the health of the U.S. domestic maritime industry are vulnerable to cyber hacking that could cause the agency “serious public embarrassment,” a government watchdog has found. A report made public today (July 26) by the U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General (DOT OIG) revealed that “malicious attackers” could have obtained records and stolen the identities from 13 executives and staff who…

July 26, 2019