Carnival launches probe after detecting a ransomware attack

(Reuters) - Carnival Corp said on Monday it launched an investigation after the cruise operator detected a ransomware attack that accessed and encrypted a portion of information technology systems of one of its brands.

Reuters August 18, 2020 03:05:09 IST
Carnival launches probe after detecting a ransomware attack

Carnival launches probe after detecting a ransomware attack

(Reuters) - Carnival Corp said on Monday it launched an investigation after the cruise operator detected a ransomware attack that accessed and encrypted a portion of information technology systems of one of its brands.

Carnival, which operates AIDA, Carnival and Princess cruises among others, in a filing said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/815097/000095014220002039/eh2001078_8k.htm the investigation is ongoing and that the security event likely included unauthorized access to personal data of guests and employees.

(Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)

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