Airport officials confirm Akron-Canton Airport website was hacked Saturday

GREEN, Ohio - Akron-Canton Airport officials are reporting that their website was hacked Saturday morning around 8 a.m.

According to Akron Canton Airport officials, AkronCantonAirport.com, was attacked by a TurkishAjan group.

The same group reportedly hacked into the City of Akron's website last week.

Akron-Canton Airport officials issued the following statement late Saturday morning:

"We are aware of the situation and are actively supporting the authorities in their investigation. We temporarily suspended access to our website while we worked to address the attack and secure information.

As of 10:30 a.m., AkronCantonAirport.com is operating normally and is secure.

We are working with our web consultants to ascertain how the attack occurred and intend to reassess all of our web security protocols and implement any needed improvements at the appropriate time."

Akron-Canton airport officials stress that anyone who has booked a ticket or is flying from the airport, your information has not been affected by the attack on our website this morning.

Information that was obtained included entries to contests on the airport's website. This included names, emails, cities and phone numbers. No email address passwords or credit card information was on the airport's website.

If you have signed up for an airport contest in the past two years, you should change your email password as a precaution.

If you are flying from the Akron Canton Airport, it's business as usual. Your personal information on your flight iternary has not been accessed or compromised.

Special Agent Vicki Anderson with the FBI confirms they are assisting with the investigation.

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