SpiceJet Faces Ransomware Attack, Passengers Left Stranded on Airport Due to Delayed Morning Departures

Hundreds of SpiceJet airlines passengers were stranded at various airports due to a ransomware attack that impacted the morning flight departures on Wednesday.

Confirming the development, a SpiceJet spokesperson informed that a ransomware attack on Tuesday night had slowed down the departure of flights today morning.

“Certain SpiceJet systems faced an attempted ransomware attack last night that impacted and slowed down morning flight departures today. Our IT team has contained and rectified the situation and flights are operating normally now,” the SpiceJet tweeted after getting numerous queries over the delay in departure.