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Boeing acknowledges cyberattack on parts and distribution biz

November 2, 2023


Boeing has acknowledged a cyber incident just days after ransomware gang LockBit reportedly exfiltrated sensitive data from the aerospace defence contractor.

“We are aware of a cyber incident impacting elements of our parts and distribution business,” Boeing told The Register. The company added that the issue did not affect flight safety, and that it is investigating the incident and coordinating with authorities.

“We are notifying our customers and suppliers,” the spokesperson added.

At the time of writing, the company’s parts and distribution website was “down due to technical issues.”

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