Websits of 7 German Airports simultaneously Hit by Cyberattack

February 14, 2024

INCIDENT

The websites of seven airports were hit by a suspected cyberattack. Among the airports affected by a “large-scale DDoS [distributed denial-of-service] attack” on Thursday were Dusseldorf, Nuremberg, Erfurt-Weimar and Dortmund, according to Ralph Beisel, chief executive of the ADV airport association.

A group calling itself “Anonymous Russia” took responsibility for cyberattacks on German airports. “Germany has non-flying weather again,” the hackers said on Telegram alongside a list of their alleged victims.

Incident Date

February 15, 2023

Location

Germany

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Victims

No victims identified

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified