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Anonymous Report: Ransomware Attacks on Dutch Terminal

 
October 12th 2017
Introduction
We just received an anonymous report concerning a ransomware attack in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Please keep in mind the instructions in our library and tools section!

Context
Date: 2017-08-11
Time: 23:02:00
Location of crime: Rotterdam Netherlands
Description: Ransomware attack on a cargo server, asking for 50 bitcoins to unlock encrypted files

Vulnerability
A person clicked a link in an email, a server was attacked

Threat
Ransomware attack by anonymous person and/or group

Impact
Severity of attack: Serious
Consequence of attack: Need to go to a port to fix
Estimated cost: +-500000 dollar (50 bitcoin + handling time)


Please see the image below for an impression of the email.