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Pro-Russian LockBit 3.0 Claims Responsibility for Attack on Japan Port

06
Jul
2023
Pro-Russian LockBit 3.0 Claims Responsibility for Attack on Japan Port

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The Japan Times is reporting that pro-Russian hacking group LockBit 3.0 has attacked the Port of Nagoya, Japan’s largest cargo port that handles a fair share of Toyota’s exports and imports, making a ransomware demand in exchange for recovery of the port’s computer system.

According to the publication: “The port has remained unable to load and unload containers from trailers, its operator, Nagoya Port Authority, said. It added that it intends to resume operations Thursday morning. The system failure occurred at around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when an employee was unable to start a computer, according to the port authority.”

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