DNV confirms its ShipManager software was victim of a ransomware cyber-attack on the evening of Saturday 7 January. DNV experts have shut down ShipManager’s IT servers in response to the incident. All users can still use the onboard, offline functionalities of the ShipManager software.
There are no indications that any other software or data by DNV is affected. The server outage does not impact any other DNV services.
DNV experts are 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.
We apologize for the disruption and inconvenience this incident may have caused.
Source : dnv