Unknown associated with the administration of Domodedovo and demanded several hundred bitcoins. Law enforcement agencies reported that the attackers threatened to interfere with navigation systems of the capital airport.
The threats were outlined in the email that received the contact center of the airport.
«The authors of the letter threatened to output to remotely damage the operation of navigation equipment of the airport and claims to have the technical capabilities,» – said the source. «In exchange for immunity they require cryptocurrency».
The airport authorities stepped up security measures in the terminal and on the airfield. In a press-service of the airport reported that when receiving anonymous threats provided by standard security procedures.
«This case is no exception. Threats the airport there», – noted in press service. «Strengthened mechanisms of control and security. The airport has taken exhaustive measures to ensure that the safety of the passengers was threatened».