The Hacks Keep On Coming’: Mass. Ferry Service Suffers Cyberattack; New York’s MTA Admits April Breach




It is my opinion these “Ransomware” attacks are originating in Foggy Bottom.

Of course as the USA tried to murder me with an “experimental vaccine” during the first Gulf War, and is still lying about experimenting on their own GIs, Murdering thousands, disabling tens of thousands:

And they murdered my cousin American General George S Patton for not selling America out to red Russian Communism:

1st cousin to George Washington MURDERED by DC/USA

I might be unduly suspicious or biased, but I don’t think so.

The Ole Dog!

‘The Hacks Keep On Coming’: Mass. Ferry Service Suffers Cyberattack; New York’s MTA Admits April Breach’

In what is certain to be a recurring theme that has already been thrust into prominence with recent ransomware hacks of the Colonial Pipeline and JBS, the world’s largest meat producer, cybercriminals struck yet another target on Wednesday: the US state of Massachusetts ferry system. Additionally, the MTA admitted this week that it was the target of an April attack.

Service between several upscale northeastern coastal communities was disrupted as a result of the ferry system attack, according to AFP. The attack was reported by The Steamship Authority of Massachusetts, which offers ferry service between Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.

The Authority tweeted out: “There is no impact to the safety of vessel operations, as the issue does not affect radar or GPS functionality.”‘

However, the hack did hit the Authority where it could arguably hurt worse: its payment system. The ferry was temporary limited to cash (gasp) after it lost its ability to process credit cards. On Facebook, the Authority wrote that it was “…unable to release or confirm specific details of what occurred,” but that it was working with local, state, and federal officials to figure out the incident.

In keeping with the theme of mass transit, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) revealed on Wednesday that it was also hacked on April 20.

The group believed to be responsible for the MTA hack is said to have links to the Chinese government, the NY Times reported Wednesday. A follow up audit after the attack revealed “no signs that the operating systems had been affected, or that the hackers accessed information of clients or employees”.

“The hackers did not gain access to systems that control train cars and rider safety was not at risk,” transit officials said, according to the NY Times. However, there was residual concern that these systems could be breached through a back door, according to MTA documents.


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