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Ransomware found at Louisville International Airport

The Ransomware impacted airport files but did not impact operations or security systems.
Credit: WILLIAM DESHAZER
Passengers make their way towards the terminals after going through security at the Louisville International Airport.

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – The Louisville International Airport said they are dealing with a Ransomware issue.

The Ransomware impacted airport files but did not impact operations or security systems.

The airport said they are in the process of restoring the files from their last backup. The ransom was not paid, and all encrypted files were deleted.

Here is the full statement from the airport’s Public Relations Manager Sara Brown:

“There was an issued of Ransomware that impacted localized Louisville Regional Airport Authority files. This issue did NOT impact operations or security systems at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport ISDF) or Bowman Field (LOU). The files are in the process of being restored.”

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