Fri. Aug 7th, 2020

Alaska Lavan Airlines cancels flight due to cyber-attack

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Recently, RavnAir of Alaska, United States announced that the company’s computer network suffered a malicious attack, which caused it to cancel at least six flights during the peak travel period. A spokesman for the company, Debbie Reinwand, said the cancellation of the flight affected the travel of nearly 260 passengers.

ICS Attack Framework “TRITON”

It is understood that the attack mainly affected the airline’s Dash 8 aircraft group. The cyberattack disconnected the aircraft’s maintenance system and backups. As a result, the company canceled all flights involving Dash 8 aircraft.

After the incident, the company actively cooperated with the FBI and a cybersecurity company to restore the system. It was subsequently announced that Dash-8 will be put on the normal flight itinerary as soon as possible, and the number of flights will be increased within the next two days, and as far as possible, the flight will be adjusted for the affected customers, and every effort will be made to remedy it. Currently, the company has not disclosed any specific details about the cyber attack.