Major airports were briefly disrupted by an apparent hacking attack

An apparently coordinated attack orchestrated by pro-Russian hackers

Some major US airports were not available Monday, although officials said flights were unaffected.

While highly visible and designed for maximum psychological impact

 Which involves breaking into networks, and can cause serious damage.

That includes breaking into the network, and can cause serious damage.

We determined this morning that the external website was down and our IT and security people are investigating," said Andrew Gobeel

Victoria Spilabotte said. “No internal airport systems were compromised and there were no operational disruptions.”