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Norwegian Cruise Company Hurtigruten Experiences Cyber Attack

By Dave Simpson

Norwegian cruise company Hurtigruten experienced a cyber attack on Monday December 14, which caused several key systems are to go down, the company said in a statement.

No "Material Financial Effect" Expected

The company, which operates ferries along the Norwegian coast as well as cruises in the Arctic and Antarctic in normal times, said that it does not expect the attack to lead to a "material financial effect", it said.

"A Serious Attack"

"This is a serious attack. Hurtigruten's global IT infrastructure appears to be affected," the company's head of IT, Ole-Marius Moe-Helgesen, said in a statement, adding that the company has implemented "comprehensive measures" to limit the damage from the attack.

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