World’s largest cruise line operator discloses ransomware attack


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Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise ship operator, has disclosed today a security breach, admitting to suffering a ransomware attack over the weekend.

In an 8-K filing with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the company said the incident took place on Saturday, August 15.

Carnival said the attackers “accessed and encrypted a portion of one brand’s information technology systems,” and that the intruders also downloaded files from the company’s network.

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