Ransomware Attack at Swiss Airport Services Firm

February 13, 2022


Swissport, the world’s largest airport ground services and cargo handling company, fell victim to a ransomware attack.
The Zurich-based firm said it spotted the hack early on Feb. 3 to contain potential damage to its IT systems. Some flights were delayed at Zurich airport and passengers are being warned of further potential disruption.
Swissport’s website was forced offline by the cyberattack and the company said some services had been affected for passengers and freight.

Incident Date

February 3, 2022



Estimated Cost

Ransomware attack cost unknown.


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