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Bristol Airport: cyber attack against IT
Alarm bell on the criticality of the infrastructures
Bristol Airport was the target on Sunday of a cyber attack that caused flight display screens to fail for almost two days, as these were placed offline in order to prevent possible more damages. The IT system was attacked by a ransomware, which is a malware that automatically threatens to delete files if a "ransom" is not paid that will make it all work again. An "economic" and speculative attack because...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency