British Airways data breach News

Marriott Faces $124M Fine for Massive Data Breach Under New Data Protection Rules

The massive hacking of Marriott International Inc. reservation databases could lead to a 99 million-pound ($124 million) fine as the U.K. cracked down on privacy breaches with its second major penalty notice in two days. The cyber attack, which Marriott …

British Airways Faces Record $230M Fine for Data Breach Under New GDPR Rules

British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO proposed a …

British Airways’ Data Breach Was More Extensive than Original Estimates

International Airlines Group said an investigation into the theft of customers’ data at its British Airways subsidiary showed hackers may have stolen the personal information of a further 185,000 customers. British Airways apologized in September after the credit card details …

Cathay Pacific Cyber Attack Is World’s Biggest Airline Data Breach

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. said a hacker accessed personal information of 9.4 million customers, becoming the target of the world’s biggest airline data breach. The airline’s shares sank the most in almost two years, shaving $201 million off its market …

British Airways Says ‘Sophisicated’ Hacker Stole Data on 380,000 Customers

British Airways apologized on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the most serious attack on its website and app. The airline discovered on Wednesday that bookings …