Hackers took down U.S. airport web sites, Department of Homeland Security confirms

Unknown hackers attacked and temporarily shut down the public-facing websites of at least several major U.S. airports on Monday, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to USA TODAY. The official from DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency or CISA, Read More …

American Airlines discloses data breach after employee email compromise

American Airlines has notified customers of a recent data breach after attackers compromised an undisclosed number of employee email accounts and gained access to sensitive personal information. In notification letters sent on Friday, September 16th, the airline explained that it Read More …

Uber security breach ‘looks bad’, potentially compromising all systems

Uber reportedly has suffered another massive security incident, which is likely more extensive than its 2016 data breach and potentially may have compromised its entire network. It also can result in access logs being deleted or altered. A hacker on Read More …

Albania Claims New Cyberattack on Day the US Sanctions Iran for July Attack

Albania said it suffered another cyberattack on the day the U.S. announced sanctions against Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for an attack launched against Tirana’s government computer systems in July. “The national police’s computer systems were hit Friday Read More …

RTLS systems vulnerable to MiTM attacks, location manipulation

Security researchers have uncovered multiple vulnerabilities impacting UWB (ultra-wideband) RTLS (real-time locating systems), enabling threat actors to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks and manipulate tag geo-location data. RTLS technology is widely used in industrial environments, mass transit, healthcare, and smart city applications. Read More …

British Airways has been hit by ‘technical issues’ that have paralysed IT system

British Airways has cancelled all short-haul flights from Heathrow until midday leaving passengers stranded while further disruption is expected throughout Saturday due to ongoing technical issues. The airline said the problem, which may also cause delays for its customers using Read More …

Airport services firm Swissport reports ransomware incident

Swiss airport management service Swissport reported a ransomware attack affecting its IT systems on Friday. The company said the ransomware attack targeted its IT infrastructure. The group behind the attack was not named. Also: Prosecutors investigating cyberattacks affecting multiple Belgian Read More …

UK: Three flights diverted as Gatwick Airport air traffic control suffers IT issues

Three flights have been diverted from Gatwick Airport due to IT issues in the air traffic control tower. Two British Airways flights were diverted to Heathrow Airport while one easyJet flight was redirected to London Luton Airport, a spokesperson for Read More …