Cyberattack attack at Boeing Subsidiary Causes Widespread Flight Disruptions

December 6, 2022

INCIDENT

Jeppesen, a wholly-owned Boeing subsidiary that provides navigation and flight planning tools, confirmed on Thursday that it is dealing with a cybersecurity incident that has caused some flight disruptions. Receipt and processing of so-called notice to air missions, which inform pilots and airlines about potential hazards during flights, have also been impacted. Flying with an expired GPS or inaccurate navigation data can be dangerous.

Boeing has declined to comment on what caused the cyberattack or the full scope.

Incident Date

November 2, 2022

Estimated Cost

Unknown

Victims

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified