Passengers Stranded as India Airline Hit by Ransomware


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Jul 27, 2015
India's SpiceJet airline said its systems faced an "attempted ransomware attack" on Tuesday, delaying flights and leaving many stranded at airports.

Several flights were delayed on Wednesday, with passengers complaining about lack of service. Many tweeted photographs and videos saying that they had been waiting for hours after boarding, without any response from the airline. SpiceJet later said in a statement that the situation had been rectified. "Our IT team has contained and rectified the situation and flights are operating normally now," it tweeted.