BlackCat gang claimed responsibility for Swissport ransomware attack



The BlackCat ransomware group (aka ALPHV), has claimed responsibility for the cyberattack on Swissport that impacted its operations, causing flight delays.

Swissport International Ltd. is an aviation services company providing airport ground,lounge hospitality and cargo handling services owned by an international group of investors. The company handles around 282 million passengers and 4.8 million tonnes of cargo annually, on behalf of some 850 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of around 66,000 personnel, Swissport is active at 307 locations in 50 countries, and generates consolidated operating revenue of EUR 2.8 billion.

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