Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

FAA: ‘No Evidence of a Cyber Attack’ at This Time

There is “no evidence” at this time that Wednesday’s Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system outage, temporarily resulting in grounded flights across the U.S., was a result of a cyber attack, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced in an update.

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Report: Human Error and Software Meltdown Caused Bumbling FAA’s Shutdown Fiasco

The FAA ordered a nationwide halt to domestic flights in the United States on Wednesday morning due to a major software meltdown. The error that led to this failure reportedly was caused by an engineer replacing one file with another while working on the system. One FAA official stated, “It was an honest mistake that cost the country millions.”

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during the daily briefing at the White Hous