10 months ago

Unknown people demand several hundred bitcoins from the administration of Domodedovo airport, threatening to remotely interfere in the operation of the airport’s navigation systems in case of refusal.

According to Interfax, the attackers sent an e-mail with threats to the airport contact center. They claimed that they have technical capabilities for hacking the systems. As a compensation, attackers demand a ransom of several hundred bitcoins.

Meanwhile, the airport administration has strengthened security measures in the terminal and on the airfield. The press service of the airport stressed that there are no threats to the passengers’ safety.