The department is forced to switch to paper documents.
Hackers destroyed the data of the Federal Air Transport Agency for a year and a half / photo ua.
Hackers attacked the IT infrastructure of the Russian aviation authorities . Rosaviatsia lost about 65 terabytes of data.
This is reported by the Telegram channel Aviatorshchina .
The incident happened on March 26th. It is noted that the hackers erased the entire workflow, mail, files on servers, all documents – in total, Rosaviatsia lost about 65 terabytes of data.
“The entire document flow, e-mails, files on the servers disappeared, now the registry of aircraft and aviation personnel is being searched, the system of public services has been removed. All incoming and outgoing letters for 1.5 years have been lost. We don’t know how to work,” – complained in the Russian department.
At the same time, it is indicated that backups were not made due to lack of funding. The attack is associated with poor-quality fulfillment of the contract by the InfAvia LLC enterprise, which operates the IT infrastructure of the Federal Air Transport Agency.
Now the department is forced to switch to paper document management, and they use courier mail and Russian Post to send messages.
As UNIAN previously reported, after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, airlines stopped using Russian territory. In this regard , the government of the Russian Federation began to discuss the nationalization of aircraft that belong to foreign companies. In early March, Airbus stopped maintenance of aircraft of Russian airlines.
To resolve the issue, Russia turned to China with a request to supply spare parts for aircraft, but Beijing refused .