Swissport International: Aviation Services
Risk to Business: 2.171= Severe
Aviation services company Swissport International was struck with a ransomware attack that had a major impact on its operations, leading to flight delays for 22 flights out of Zurich Airport. The aviation company provides cargo handling, security, maintenance, cleaning and lounge hospitality at airports in 50 countries. The company’s website was back up and running quickly, and the incident is under investigation.
Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Ransomware attacks against transportation and transportation infrastructure targets have been increasing as cybercriminals look for quick paydays.
Source: security affairs