Aviation Leasing Company Aercap Reports Ransomware Attack

April 2, 2024


AerCap, a global company that leases aircraft, engines and helicopters, reported this week that it was responding to a ransomware attack. In a filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ireland-based company said the impact of the January 17 incident was limited. “We have full control of all of our IT systems and to date, we have suffered no financial loss related to this incident,” AerCap said.

Incident Date

January 17, 2024



Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified