To Move Drugs, Traffickers Are Hacking Shipping Containers | Motherboard

The port of Antwerp. Flickr (Dominic Sommers)

Recently officials in the Netherlands and Belgium discovered a complex scheme to hack computers used at port terminals to track movements of containers in order to allow drug traffickers access to the port facility to essentially steal containers without anybody noticing…until now.

Read more about the discovery at the Motherboard

An interesting International Maritime Bureau piracy report was recently released which depicts some of the illicit  trades that are prevalent through organized crime in the Eastern African region, and their specific routes into Europe and Asia.

International Maritime Bureau Graphic



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