Newcastle-based transportation group Go-Ahead has revealed it has been hit by a cyber-attack indicating unauthorized activity had been discovered on its network that resulted in travelers in London experienced more delays
Go-Ahead operates over 2400+ buses with multiple services in the South, Southwest, London, Northwest, East Anglia, East Yorkshire, and its native Northeast.
Upon becoming aware of the incident, we immediately engaged external forensic specialists and has taken precautionary measures with its IT infrastructure whilst it continues to investigate the nature and extent of the incident and implement its incident response plans. Go-Ahead will continue to assess the potential impact of the incident but confirms that there is no impact on UK or International rail services which are operating normally.Go-Ahead Statement
But sky news reported that bus and driver rosters may have been impacted by the attack, which could disrupt operations.
The firm also operates several high-capacity railway services in the UK including Great Northern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, and Southern.
The incident comes just weeks before Go-Ahead is due to be acquired by a consortium of Australia and New Zealand’s largest bus network, Kinetic, and Spanish firm Globalvia.