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BY: September 16, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini

The Bristol Airport was hit by a ransomware-based attack that caused problems to the flight display screens for two entire days.

The news reported by the BBC and was confirmed by an airport spokesman that explained that the information screens were taken offline early on Friday in response to a “ransomware” based attack.

“Bristol Airport has blamed a cyber attack for causing flight display screens to fail for two days.” state the article published by the BBC.

“They are now working again at “key locations” including in departures and arrivals, and work is continuing to get the whole site back online.”

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