DDoS Attack Disrupts Copenhagen Airport

April 2, 2024

INCIDENT

The Copenhagen airport experienced a significant cyberattack on a Sunday, causing widespread chaos as Denmark’s largest airport grappled with the aftermath. Identified as a denial of service (DoS) attack, the attack targeted the airport’s digital infrastructure, rendering its official website inoperative and leaving passengers and officials struggling for alternatives.

Airport authorities redirected passengers to a smartphone app for flight updates, highlighting the vulnerability of critical systems and the disruptive potential of cyber threats.

Incident Date

February 25, 2024

Location

Denmark

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified