2022-04-06

Connecticut Airport Hit with Cyberattack

Level: 
Strategic
  |  Source: 
NewsWeek
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Connecticut Airport Hit with Cyberattack

Industry: Aviation | Level: Strategic | Source: NewsWeek

Disclosed by CyberKnow a situational awareness service and the Connecticut Airport Authority's a cyberattack that occurred on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022 impacted the website for Bradley International Airport, located in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The attackers left messages on the website with snippets, translated by CyberKnow, implicating the attack is in response to the Russia and Ukraine conflict. Messages left includes "when the supply of weapons to Ukraine stops, attacks on the information structure of your country will instantly stop," along with the statement "America, no one is afraid of you." Currently, the website is available, and reported by the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) there's no evidence of a data breach. Although CyberKnow attributed the attack to the Russian threat actor group, Killnet the hackers associated with the attack remain undetermined.

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