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Poland: 1,400 passengers grounded after hack attack on airline's computers

  • Unidentified hackers targeted the ground computer systems of Poland’s LOT airline, leading to the grounding of some 1,400 passengers at the Warsaw Chopin airport, the carrier said.

    The computer systems that were attacked are used for issuing flight plans.

    It took around five hours to fix the system. Ten national and international flights of the carrier were cancelled and several delayed, a LOT spokesperson said.

    The airline stressed that the safety of no flight was compromised.

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