Airport Security Shocker As 97% Of World’s Top 100 Fail Cybersecurity Testing
Friday, February 7, 2020
The ImmuniWeb researchers discovered 66% of the airports had data exposed on the dark web, with 72 out of the total 325 exposures being rated as either critical or high risk. These ratings being indicative of a serious data breach. Even on public code repositories, it was found that data leaks from 87% of the airports were present, with 503 out of the 3184 here being rated the same.
"Given how many people and organizations entrust their data and lives to international airports every day," Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at ImmuniWeb, said, "these findings are quite alarming. Cybercriminals may well consider attacking the unwitting air hubs to conduct chain attacks of travelers or cargo traffic, as well as aiming attacks at the airports directly to disrupt critical national infrastructure." Read Full Article
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