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Ukraine: Cyberattack may impact flights in Kiev June 27

A series of cyberattacks on June 27 hit a number of government and business systems throughout Ukraine, including Boryspil International Airport; flight disruptions may occur

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/27/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/27/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Kiev). COUNTRY/REGION Ukraine

Event

A number of businesses and government offices in Ukraine reported being hit by cyberattacks on Tuesday, June 27. Officials at Boryspil International Airport (KBP) in Kiev said that some of their systems had been impacted by the attacks, but flights are still operating on schedule as of Tuesday afternoon (local time). However, the acting director of the airport warned that flights may be delayed as the situation evolves. Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers reported that the entire network is down in their offices. A number of banks have also been affected and some local sources have reported that some ATMs are not functioning. Media sources also said that a number of petrol stations have suspended operations. Additional disruptions are possible. Details are still emerging.

Advice

Individuals in Ukraine, particularly in Kiev, are advised to monitor the situation. Travelers flying in, to, or through KBP are advised to confirm flights and to contact their airlines for additional information.

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