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Subject:Cyber Security Alert for Maritime Stakeholders
Date:Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Daily Update Urgent Alert:


Yesterday afternoon it became public news that Carnival Cruise Line was attacked by ransomware: One of the possible ways their network may have been infiltrated was through vulnerabilities in their Palo Alto or their Citrix Netscaler perimeter devices.  


Here are the CVEs for the published vulnerability and other useful details.  Our recommendation is to review, patch or mitigate, and test from the outside when applicable.


Moran Cyber is available to validate if necessary. For further information and support on remediation/response please contact:


Capt. Alex Soukhanov

Managing Director, Moran Cyber

106 Francis Street

Providence, RI 02903  USA
DIRECT: +1-401-450-5996

Guillermo (Will) Perez, Ph.D.


Director of Cybersecurity Solutions

Mobile: ‪+1 786-473-0064


Jason E. Kelly

Executive Vice President
Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
106 Francis Street
Providence, RI 02903
(T) 401-941-7200 (F) 866-645-9834 (C) 401-265-7225


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Notice posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

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