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New Spear Phishing Attacks on EU Shipping Concern


Ahoy Mateys’ we have some possible Ukrainian-Russian War Related News. This was released yesterday, Monday March 7, 2022.

Hapag-Lloyd is a Shipping Company that employs over 14,000 Employees World Wide and according to Hapag-Lloyd, their IT security team has found a copy of their website on the web yesterday. Put two and two together and it is very likely to be used for a spear phishing attack.”

Hapag-Lloyd is saying that  malicious emails were targeting Hapag-Lloyd users, and directing them to this bogus site.

User then logged in with their personal access data and then captured by hackers.

According to the Company, “This kind of fake websites are usually a one-to-one copy of the real pages and can therefore usually only be recognised as malicious pages via the domain or Internet address.”

They go on to say, that to ensure your safety, please check whether the links you receive in e-mails are actually linked to the correct website and have been called up before entering your personal access data. If you receive suspicious e-mails, please use your phishing mail analyzer, if your organization should have it. To be on the safe side, please enter the correct address of the respective website manually in your browser or open it via your bookmarks.

In addition, we would like to advise you to please change your login credentials at our website and check that the correct web address is displayed every time you want to view our products and services.

Hapag-Lloyd  will provide with additional updates as soon as they are made available.

Click Here for More Information from Hapag-Lloyd regarding the attack.

So who do you think Done It. Critical Infrastructure would be a Target for Enemies of the EU.

I am betting the Russians are behind on this one… Fits the Modus Operandi.

Stay Safe and Bon Voyage

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