American Airlines Pilot Union Hit With Ransomware
The American Airlines pilot union has been targeted by a ransomware attack, causing disruptions to their systems. The union, representing over 15,000 pilots, discovered the cyberattack on October 30. An unnamed cybersecurity firm confirmed the ransomware attack and stated that some systems were encrypted. The union is currently working with IT experts to restore their systems and bring services back online. This attack is the latest in a series of cyber incidents affecting the aviation industry, with airports, airplane manufacturers, and other airlines also being targeted in recent months.