According to sources, Estes Express Lines (a Critical Infrastructure organization in Virginia) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-10-03.

Cyberattack Hits Estes Express Lines’ IT Systems

“Estes Express Lines on Oct. 3 confirmed that its IT systems were the target of an ongoing cyberattack, but said its trucks were still moving freight. “

“ The Richmond, Va.-based company said terminals and drivers were still picking up and delivering freight while the IT infrastructure was out of action. “

“The attack on the less-than-truckload specialist first came to light in an Oct. 2 message on X, in which the company said: “We are currently experiencing an outage in our core IT infrastructure and it is impacting a number of our systems.” It added, “Please reach out to your account manager, preferably by text, with any questions or concerns, including pickups.” “

“Estes had 9,694 company-owned tractors and 37,032 trailers as of the end of 2022, according to TT data. The carrier currently has in excess of 280 freight terminals.“

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