Alleged breached data of Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka surfaces online

A recent post on the notorious cybercrime forum BreachForums claims that the Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka (AASL) has suffered a data breach. According to the post, the breached data contains approximately 7,083 records that include names, NICs, emails, Read More …

Boeing says it refused to pay massive ransomware demand

Boeing has revealed it refused to pay a $200 million ransom demand from ransomware hackers who stole a tranche of sensitive data in 2023. The incident impacted elements of its parts and distribution business, but that flight safety was not Read More …

Australia’s Qantas probing reports of data breach at loyalty app

Australia’s Qantas Airways said on Wednesday it was investigating issues impacting its frequent flyer application, after media reports suggested there was a data breach allowing users access to other passengers’ travel information. Multiple local media outlets, citing Qantas customers, are Read More …

Cyberthreats in the transportation industry

Transportation is a key economic sector. It spans a multitude of diverse companies engaged in logistics, urban transit, land and air cargo and passenger conveyance, and other activities. The transportation system performs critical functions that support nationwide objectives by connecting Read More …

Air Europa says customer data may have been compromised in October breach

Spanish airline Air Europa said on Friday personal data of its customers may have been compromised in a security incident that was detected in October last year. The company’s investigation showed that name, ID card or passport details, date of Read More …

Researchers remotely exploit devices used to manage safe aircraft landings and takeoffs

Criminals could remotely tamper with the data that apps used by airplane pilots rely on to inform safe takeoff and landing procedures, according to fresh research. In a scenario that elicits strong memories of that nail-biting flight scene from Die Read More …

EASA Partners with IATA to Counter Safety Threat from GNSS Spoofing & Jamming

Cologne – The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the conclusions of a workshop jointly hosted at EASA’s headquarters to combat incidents of GNSS spoofing and jamming. The workshop’s high-level conclusion was Read More …

AerCap confirms cybersecurity attack

Irish aircraft leasing giant AerCap is investigating a cybersecurity attack on its systems, but says that it suffered no financial loss as result of the hack. Claims surfaced online at the weekend that an organisation had hacked the Dublin-headquartered multinational’s Read More …

Kenya Airways suffers passenger data breach in cyber attack

Cybercriminals attacked Kenya Airways’ (KQ) information systems and obtained sensitive information, including contact details and identification documents, of passengers and staff of the airline, an authoritative source at KQ has confirmed. The cyber attack, which occurred late last month, led Read More …

A cyberattack targets Albanian Parliament, cellphone provider and air flight company

Albania’s Parliament said on Tuesday that it had suffered a cyberattack with hackers trying to get into its data system, resulting in a temporary halt in its services. A statement said Monday’s cyberattack had not “touched the data of the Read More …