Connecticut’s Bradley Airport Website Hit by DDoS; Russia’s Rosaviatsia suffers significant cyberattack

I attack you.
You attack me.
We both attack too easily.
Too easily, but don’t you know
I hate you, and that’s all I know.

— lyrics never written by Art Garfunkel for his song, “All I know.”

Insurance Journal reports:

Connecticut officials said they were monitoring a cyberattack Tuesday that attempted to crash the website of Bradley International Airport but had no impact on operations.

The Connecticut Airport Authority, which oversees Connecticut’s largest airport in Windsor Locks north of Hartford, said there was a distributed denial-of-service attack on the website.

Read more at Insurance Journal.

Elsewhere, things didn’t work out so well for a target. Maria Henriquez reports:

A cyberattack on the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency’s (Rosaviatsia) infrastructure allegedly erased all documents, files, aircraft registration data and emails from the servers. The agency lost nearly 65 terabytes of data.

According to several reports, the Russian Federation declined to confirm the cyberattack and blamed the temporary lack of internet access on an electronic document system malfunction.

Read more at Security Magazine.


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