Shipping company Clarksons braces for data leak after refusing to pay hacker

Shipping company Clarksons braces for data leak after refusing to pay hacker

World’s largest shipbroker follows big large corporations including Deloitte, Yahoo and Equifax in falling victim to cyber-attack

Shipping company Clarksons is bracing for a tranche of private data to be released, after refusing to pay a ransom to a hacker who staged a “criminal attack” on its computer systems.

In a statement to the stock market, the world’s largest shipbroker said it was working with specialist police and contacting customers who may have been affected after it was affected by a “cybersecurity incident”.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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