Russian Cyber Attack Hits Websites of Multiple U.S. Airports

DALLAS – A Russian cyber attack has targeted the websites of airports in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Des Moines. The attack did not affect airport operations, only their websites.

Monday morning, the websites for Des Moines International Airport (DSM), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) all looked to be down.

A source person briefed on the matter told ABC News that an attacker within the Russian Federation targeted some of the country’s busiest airports for cyberattacks on Monday. The targeted systems do not handle air traffic control, internal airline communications, and coordination, or read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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