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97% of airports showing signs of weak cybersecurity

New research has shone on a light on what appears to be a shocking lack of security at the world’s airports.

Boffins at ImmuniWeb took a look at 100 of the world’s largest airports, and only found three that passed with flying colours for their web and app security.

Bristol Airport says it did not pay any ransom to recover from cyber attack

Officials at Bristol Airport in the UK declined to pay a ransom demand from extortionists who attacked its computer systems late last week, forcing them to resort to whiteboards and public address systems to communicate with travellers.

Airline passengers’ bookings and info leaked by boarding gate displays

Boarding gate displays at an airport leaked information that could have allowed attackers to gain access to passengers’ bookings and their personal details.

David Bisson reports.

Ex-MI5 boss loses laptop at Heathrow airport

Stella Rimington, the former Director-General of MI5 has had her laptop stolen after landing at Heathrow airport.

Is the data on your laptop properly secured?