Bristol Airport blames hackers for three day technical meltdown

A cyber attack was the cause behind a three day technical meltdown, according to Bristol Airport.

The airport’s information screens were out of service on both Friday and Saturday, with holidaymakers having to read departure times off whiteboards scattered around the airport.

An airport spokesman said several systems were taken offline on Friday in a bid to contain the attack, including the application which provides details about flights.

Passengers were told to arrive early to allow plenty of time for check-in due to ongoing technical problems.

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Source: MailOnline