Mediterranean Shipping Co., the world’s second largest container line, the company’s website was still down at the time of publication of this article as it has been hit by a network outage. The company said it hasn’t ruled out the possibility of a cyberattack.
“We confirm that MSC is currently experiencing a network outage on one of the data centers in Geneva which affects the availability of some of our digital tools,” the Switzerland-based company said in a statement.
“We do not rule out the possibility of a malware,” the company added, saying it is evaluating the situation and has down the servers at its headquarters as a safety measure.
“We confirm our agencies world-wide network is working. Our local agents support customers for all services as usual,” MSC said in the statement.
In 2017, market leader A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S suffered a $300 million loss after its operations across the world were hit by the Petya malware.