Airports, Student Aid Services Struck by Indonesian Cyber Attack


Indonesia’s parliament called the government to task over another cyber attack that led to airport and scholarship services being put out of service.

The ransomware attack that affected hundreds of ministries and public institutions was “catastrophic,” said lawmaker Tubagus Hasanuddin in a Thursday evening hearing with the communications minister and the head of state cybersecurity agency. Immigration services were taken down for days and have yet to return to normal, while scholarship registration websites for about a million students were rendered inaccessible.

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Source: Yahoo News


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