Toll Group shuts down several systems after suspected cyber attack

Toll Group shuts down several systems after suspected cyber attack

Australian transport and logistics company Toll Group has had to shut down a number of systems in response to a suspected cyber security attack.

The company said it is investigating the cause of the incident.

“We expect several Toll customer-facing applications to be impacted as a result. Our immediate priority is to resume services to impacted customers as soon as possible. We will continue to provide regular updates,” the company said in a statement on its website.

Toll Group owns a fleet of seven vessels, made up of four roros, a general cargo vessel, an MPP and an anchor handling tug supply vessel.

Last week, Splash reported that UK marine engineering consultancy London Offshore Consultants (LOC) Group was hacked by a group known as Maze.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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