Russian-speaking hackers are claiming credit for a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) operation against a some US airports’ websites offline. The attack caused intermittent outages with LaGuardia Airport’s website, for 15 minutes starting about 3 a.m., according to a Port Authority spokesperson. There was no impact to airline or airport operations
Los Angles International Airport, New York LaGuardia, Chicago O’Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport all had similar temporary intermittent disruptions to public websites.
Earlier this year, in March, the same group, Killnet, also claimed credit for a Denial of Service operation against a regional airport in Connecticut.