– Some of the nation’s largest airports have been targeted for cyberattacks Monday by an attacker within the Russian Federation, a senior official briefed on the situation confirmed to ABC News.
Importantly, the systems targeted do not handle air traffic control, internal airline communications and coordination, or transportation security.
The attacks have resulted in targeted "denial of public access" to public-facing web domains that report airport wait times and congestion.
The attacks were first detected around 0300 ET when the Port Authority contacted the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency that LaGuardia Airport was hit. Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Des Moines International Airport, and Los Angeles International Airport were also targeted.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had its website restored as of 1030 ET. This is what ATL’s website looked like earlier… #Breaking #CyberAttack #News #Killnet
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