Expert Reaction On Translink Report Suspected IT Hack To The Police

As reported by the BBC, bus and train operator Translink has reported a suspected hack of its internal IT systems to the police. The firm confirmed it has reported an “incident” to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) after experiencing difficulties with its internal IT systems. Bus and train services have not been affected, a spokesperson said.


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Jake Moore, Cybersecurity Specialist,  ESET
February 10, 2020
I applaud organisations that report cyberattacks at the earliest opportunity, which in turn gives them the best chance of quicker recovery.
I applaud organisations that report cyberattacks at the earliest opportunity, which in turn gives them the best chance of quicker recovery. Attacks such as ransomware are not legally required to be reported as usually personal data isn’t compromised in this way, but holding your hands will usually attract external expert support. After the wake of the Travelex cyberattack, it has been proven t ....
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