vessel impersonation (8)

10661734074?profile=RESIZE_400xRed Sky Alliance regularly queries our backend databases, identifying all new data containing Motor Vessel (MV) and Motor Tanker (MT) in the subject line of malicious emails.  Malicious actors use emails with Motor Vessel (MV) or Motor Tanker (MT) in the subject line as a lure to entice users in the maritime industry to open emails containing malicious attachments.  Red Sky Alliance is providing this list of Motor Vessels in which we directly observed the vessel being impersonated, with associat

10640623479?profile=RESIZE_400xIn February 2019, a large container ship sailing for the Port of New York/New Jersey identified a cyber intrusion on board that startled the US Coast Guard.  Though the malware attack never controlled the vessel’s movement, authorities concluded that weak defenses exposed critical functions to “significant vulnerabilities.”

A maritime disaster didn’t happen that day, but a warning flare rose over an emerging threat to global trade: cyber piracy able to penetrate on-board technology that’s replac

10219803084?profile=RESIZE_400xActivity Summary - Week Ending on 18 March 2022:

  • Red Sky Alliance identified 16,707 connections from new IP’s checking in with our Sinkholes
  • Malicious Keylogger data is back with 20 Keylogged emails
  • Analysts identified 3,8171 new IP addresses participating in various Botnets
  • Soul Searcher
  • SharkBot
  • Blue, Yellow and Gray Zones
  • Open-Source Reverse Tunneling Tool
  • Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act
  • Vessel Impersonation

Link to full report: IR-22-077-001_weekly077.pdf

10215100865?profile=RESIZE_400xRed Sky Alliance performs queries of our backend databases, identifying all new data containing Motor Vessel (MV) and Motor Tanker (MT) in the subject line of malicious emails.  Email subject line Motor Vessel (MV) or Motor Tanker (MT) keyword usage is a common lure to entice users in the maritime industry to open emails containing malicious attachments.  Red Sky Alliance is providing this list of Motor Vessels in which Red Sky Alliance directly observed the vessel being impersonated, with assoc

10053400461?profile=RESIZE_400xActivity Summary - Week Ending on 28 January 2022:

  • Red Sky Alliance identified 21,120 connections from new IP’s checking in with our Sinkholes
  • Intern LLC in Moscow hit
  • Analysts identified 5,665 new IP addresses participating in various Botnets
  • AvosLocker Ransomware
  • Wormable Windows Vulnerability
  • Nmap
  • Belarus Trains hit
  • Canada mad at Russia
  • QR Code Confusion
  • 22% Gone Phishing
  • Vessel Impersonation

 

Link to full report: IR-22-028-001_weekly028.pdf

10046387086?profile=RESIZE_400xRed Sky Alliance performs queries of our backend databases, identifying all new data containing Motor Vessel (MV) and Motor Tanker (MT) in the subject line of malicious emails.  Email subject line Motor Vessel (MV) or Motor Tanker (MT) keyword usage is a common lure to entice users in the maritime industry to open emails containing malicious attachments.  Red Sky Alliance is providing this list of Motor Vessels in which Red Sky Alliance directly observed the vessel being impersonated, with assoc

8592547298?profile=RESIZE_400xFor over a year and a half, Red Sky Alliance has provided Dryad Global with weekly Vessel Impersonation Reports and Maritime Watch Lists to help the maritime community better protect against cyber intrusions.  Our friends at Dryad Global have issued their Annual Report for 2020/2021, which highlights various maritime hotspots around the globe. 

This is the link for the Annual Report: Dryad Global: Annual Report 2021

8403132900?profile=RESIZE_400xFor years, Red Sky Alliance has been monitoring the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in both cyber activity and geopolitical matters.  The CCP has been and continues to be aggressive in their Belt and Road, long term, initiatives, or the China Maritime Silk Road.[1]  The CCP yearly train approximately 20,000 cyber ‘professionals’ in hacking type activities.  This permeates into the business and citizen cultures of the Chinese population.  China controls all business ventures inside its borders and