Updates: Cosco’s Cyber Attack

On Wednesday, Chinese shipping conglomerate Cosco reported that its American shoreside operations have been hit by a ransomware cyber attack.

The incident occurred Tuesday, and it affected the firm's email and phone systems at a selection of sites in the United States, including its Pier J terminal at the Port of Long Beach. Cosco said in a statement that its vessel operations and its business systems are performing properly.

"Except for above regions affected by the network problem, the business operation within all other regions will be recovered very soon. The business operations in the affected regions are still being carried out, and we are trying best to make a full and quick recovery. We will keep you updated of the latest progress through various channels," Cosco said in a notice to customers.

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