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Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

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Ports in the United States, the Netherlands, India and Spain were unable to accept cargo and had to shut down systems after the breach. In the Maersk attack, ships off the coast of Anchorage, Alaska were unable to deliver necessary goods like milk and groceries. Even more unsettling is the fact most ships rely on GPS for navigation, and failure causes captains to lose critical course information, communications ability and computer links. Sources: [link].