Maersk hit by seriously hacker-attack
IT-systems are down across multiple A.P. Moller - Maersk business-units and sites, due to a massive hacker-attack tuesday afternoon. Maersk confirmed the attack at 3 pm today. Maersk Line UK was first to announce that IT-systems ind England, Ireland went down around 1.30 pm. today.
|The tweet from Maersk et 3.00 pm today|
"We can confirm that Maersk IT systems are down across multiple sites and business units due to a cyber attack. We continue to assess the situation. The safety of our employees, our operations and customer's business is our top priority. We will update when we have more information".'
The announcement from Maersk headquarters in Copenhagen was tweeted out at 3.00 pm today.
A tweet from Maersk Line UK at 1.43 pm told that "Unfortunately our computersystems here in the U.K and Ireland are down. Our phonesystems are live and we´re on hand to answer any Q´s".
At 2.21 pm it was confirmed from Maersk headquarter, that "Maersk IT systems are down across multiple sites and business units. We are currently assessing the situation."