TAP Air Portugal Hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware Gang

March 16, 2023

INCIDENT

The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang has claimed an attack on the flag carrier of Portugal, TAP Air Portugal. The airline disclosed this after its systems were hit on Thursday night. TAP initially said the attack was blocked. The company said it found no evidence indicating the attackers gained access to customer information stored on impacted servers.

In September the airlines told customers on Thursday that hackers had stolen some of their personal data and published it on the dark web. The state-owed airline said all payment details appeared to be safe.

Incident Date

August 25, 2022

Location

Portugal

Estimated Cost

Data leaked.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source