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BR airport reportedly hit by cyberattack; flight operations unaffected

8 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Thursday, June 15 2023 Jun 15, 2023 June 15, 2023 11:04 AM June 15, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport was reportedly hit by a cyberattack that affected its internal systems. 

The airport confirmed its systems had experienced a "cyber event" and that its IT Department is working to rectify the affected systems. Reportedly, the only thing the attack hit was the airport's administration system. 

Flight operations were not affected.

According to Baton Rouge-based DefCon225, the incident was part of a larger cyberattack by a ransomware group. 

It was not immediately clear when the attack took place. 

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