IndiGo reveals its servers were hacked impacting computer systems

Airline major IndiGo has revealed that some of its servers were hacked earlier this month – impacting its computer systems.
IndiGo and IT deploymentSourav Sinha is the chief information officer (CIO) of IndiGo.

The Indian airline said hackers may have uploaded some internal documents of the company on public websites and platforms.

“We would like to make this disclosure that some of our servers were subject to a hacking incident earlier this month. We were able to restore our systems in a very short span of time with minimal impact,” IndiGo said in a statement on Thursday night.

“There were some segments of data servers that were breached – so, there is a possibility that some internal documents may get uploaded by the hackers on public websites and platforms.”

“We realize the seriousness of the issue, and are continuing to engage with all relevant experts and law enforcement to ensure that the incident is investigated in detail.”

IndiGo recently reported net loss of Rs 28,443 million and a negative EBITDAR of Rs 14,212 million for the quarter ended June 2020. The company had posted a profit of Rs 1,203.1 crore in the same period of the previous fiscal.

IndiGo said its total income for the quarter was Rs 11,438 million, a decrease of 88.3 percent over the same period last year. Its passenger ticket revenues fell 93.1 percent to Rs 5,854 million and ancillary revenues dropped 81.3 percent to Rs 1,688 million.

Revenue from operations was Rs 7,667 million for the quarter, a decrease of 91.9 percent against a 90.9 percent reduction in capacity compared to same period last year, IndiGo said.