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Was Delta’s Global Outage Last Month Caused By A Cyber Attack?

Early last month Delta suffered from an outage that crippled their operations, as all of their computer systems globally went down. There was some miscommunication initially about what caused the meltdown. First the airline claimed it was due to a power outage, though their electric company quickly confirmed that there were no reported outages. Then Delta claimed that a switchgear malfunctioned, and that the real issue that caused the catastrophe was that the backup systems didn’t kick in as they were supposed to.
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