January 25, 2022

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Swire Pacific OffShore Suffers Ransomware Attack

Marine services provider Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) has suffered a Clop ransomware attack that allowed threat actors to steal company data.

The company,provides marine services with 50 offshore vrssels discovered an unauthorized network infiltration onto its IT systems, resulting in the compromise of some employee data.

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Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) has discovered that it was the target of a cyberattack which involved unauthorised access to its IT systems,The unauthorised access has resulted in the loss of some confidential proprietary commercial information and has resulted in the loss of some personal data. The cyberattack has not materially affected SPO’s global operations.

Company statement

The Clop ransomware group has claimed the responsibility for the attack and posted screenshots of data during the attack.The screenshots indicate that the ransomware gang stole passports, payroll information, ID numbers, bank account details, email addresses, and internal correspondence messages.

Swire Pacific page on Clop data leak site

The number of exposed individuals could reach 2,500, corresponding to the firmโ€™s seafaring and onshore personnel in 18 countries.

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