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Britain’s information commissioner fines British Airways for 2018 Hack

Britain’s information commissioner has fined British Airways 20 million pounds for the 2018 hack that exposed data of 400,000 customers. In September 2018, British Airways suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of 400,000 customers. The hackers potentially accessed the personal data of approximately 429,612 customers and staff. Ex
Publish At:2020-10-16 15:41 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach British Airways data breach Hackin

GDPR: An impact around the world

A little more than one month after the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to extend new data privacy rights to its people, the governor of California signed a separate, sweeping data protection law that borrowed several ideas from GDPR, sparking a torch in a legislative data privacy trend that has now spanned at least 10 cou
Publish At:2020-04-01 17:18 | Read:977 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Malwarebytes news Privacy Security world Argentin

Why It’s Still A Bad Idea to Post or Trash Your Airline Boarding Pass

An October 2015 piece published here about the potential dangers of tossing out or posting online your airline boarding pass remains one of the most-read stories on this site. One reason may be that the advice remains timely and relevant: A talk recently given at a Czech security conference advances that research and offers several reminders of how being car
Publish At:2017-09-01 00:45 | Read:3576 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other boarding pass barcode boarding pass hacking British Ai

British Airways cancels thousands of flights, there is no evidence of cyber-attacks

British Airways cancels all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow due to IT failure, company operations worldwide suffered severe delays. In the last 24 hours, British Airways has canceled all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow and flights worldwide suffered major delays due to a severe IT failure. Global operations were affected and while I’m writing th
Publish At:2017-05-28 16:20 | Read:3609 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News British Airways system failure

British Airways Executive Club Member Accounts Hacked

Posted March 30, 2015   Brian ChappellBritish Airways has released information regarding the hacking of a number of their Executive Club (BA’s frequent flyer programme) member’s accounts. Unlike many recent hacks, this is not about someone gaining access to BA’s systems but rather a failing by many of their customers to follow good password pr
Publish At:2015-03-30 22:10 | Read:3512 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privileged Account Management british airways enterprise pas

British Airways Executive Club members accounts compromised

British Airways Executive Club member accounts were hacked, it isn’t a data breach but hackers used credentials available in the underground. The popular security expert Graham Cluley reported that Members of British Airways Executive Club are noticing suspicious activities for their accounts. The Members of British Airw
Publish At:2015-03-30 18:10 | Read:5812 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime British Airways British Airways Ex

British Airways Suspends Some Accounts Following Unauthorized Activity

British Airways, one of the U.K’s biggest airlines, suspended users’ frequent flier accounts this weekend after an apparent breach recently hit the company.It’s unclear exactly how many fliers were implicated by what British Airways is calling “unauthorized activity” on its Executive Club accounts, but a report in The Guardian o
Publish At:2015-03-30 17:30 | Read:3539 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Breaches Breaches British Airways

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