Cyberattack on the American Radio Relay League


The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) experienced a cyberattack that disrupted its IT systems and online operations. ARRL is the national association for amateur radio in the United States, representing amateur radio interests to government regulatory bodies, providing technical advice, and promoting events and educational programs for enthusiasts around the country. This attack affected various services like the ARRL Learning Center and Logbook of the World (LoTW). The ARRL assured members that no credit card or social security numbers were stored. However, their database did contain names, addresses, and call signs. There was no exact reason for the cyberattack, but the organization actively responded to the incident and addressed members’ data security concerns.

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