DP World is working to restore normal operations and investigate the possibility of data access and theft, engaging with cybersecurity experts and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

DP World Cyberattack Blocks Thousands of Containers in Australian Ports

International logistics firm DP World Australia was hit by a cyberattack, disrupting freight movements in several major Australian ports. The company handles 40% of the nation's container trade and operates terminals in multiple ports. The attack, which occurred on November 10, caused significant disruption, with thousands of shipping containers remaining unmoved. The estimated damages are in the millions of dollars, and there is a possibility of data theft. DP World Australia is currently investigating the incident and working to assess any potential impact on personal information. No ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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