CMA CGM reports on recovering after cyber-attack

French shipping giant CMA CGM has provided an updated on the malware attack that forced the group to shut down “periphery” servers to prevent it from spreading.

In today’s update, CMA CGM said it had shut all external accesses to their network and computer applications as a precautionary measure. “All communications to and from the CMA CGM Group are secure, including emails, transmitted files and electronic data interfaces (EDI),” the update said.

“Maritime and port operations are functioning as per usual. “The booking functionalities remain up and running. “Alternative solutions to the e-business site are available in order to support business continuity for CMA CGM Group’s customers.

“All of the Group’s teams remain fully mobilized to continue serving its customers and partners,” the statement said, without specifically stating whether or not the incident has been resolved.

Lloyd’s List reported Monday that the cyber incident was a ransomware attack by the ransomware group “Ragnar Locker gang”