Killnet Hackers Launched DDoS Attacks Against U.S. Airport Websites, Flights Not Affected
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The pro-Russian hacktivist group KillNet claimed large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the websites of several major airports in the U.S., making them inaccessible.
Among the airport websites that went offline are the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), one of the country's more significant air traffic hubs, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which was intermittently offline or very slow to respond, Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Orlando International Airport (MCO), Denver International Airport (DIA), Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), along with some in Kentucky, Mississippi, and Hawaii.
Although the attacks did not affect flights, they adversely affected the function of a crucial economic sector, threatening to disrupt or delay associated servic…
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