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Cyber Attack on Canadian Company Bombardier

Bombardier, a Canadian-based aircraft manufacturer, confirmed that classified information for warning and control aircraft systems has been cyber-attacked.

According to those shared on dark web, tables containing the technical specifications and mechanical systems of the Platform belonging to the GlobalEye system developed by the company with Sweden’s Saab are among the leaked information.

Bombardier said in a press release that confidential information about customers, suppliers and employees, had been compromised. 

Countries using Saab’s GlobalEye AEW & C aircraft include Mexico, Brazil, Greece, Pakistan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Sweden, the firm noted.

The cyberattack was reported to have been caused by a third-party file transfer application on the Bombardier IT network.

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