Earlier in January, DNV reported that its ShipManager software was the victim of a ransomware cyber-attack. Now the classification society informed that around 1000 vessels are affected.
fter the incident, DNV experts shut down ShipManager’s IT servers in response. All users can still use the onboard, offline functionalities of the ShipManager software.
DNV is now working closely with global IT security partners to investigate the incident and to ensure operations are online as soon as possible. DNV is in dialogue with the Norwegian police about the incident.
DNV is communicating daily with all 70 affected customers to update them on findings of the ongoing forensic investigations. In total around 1000 vessels are affected