Tech
»
1-min read

British Airways Hacked With Details of 380,000 Cards Stolen

British Airways said Thursday that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 were stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 payment cards.

AFP Relaxnews

Updated:September 7, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
British Airways Hacked With Details of 380,000 Cards Stolen
British Airways Hacked With Details of 380,000 Cards Stolen (Representative image: Reuters)
Loading...
"We are investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from our website and our mobile app. The stolen data did not include travel or passport details," the airline said in a statement. "The personal and financial details of customers making bookings on our website and app were compromised," it said. "The breach has been resolved and our website is working normally. We have notified the police and relevant authorities.

"We are deeply sorry for the disruption that this criminal activity has caused." BA said the breach took place between 2158 GMT on August 21 and 2045 GMT on September 5. Around 380,000 payment cards were compromised. BA advised anyone who believed they may have been affected to contact their bank or credit card provider and follow their recommendations.

As for compensation, BA said: "We will be contacting customers and will manage any claims on an individual basis." It said customers due to travel could check in online as normal as the incident had been resolved.

Catch the Biggest Newsmakers and the Biggest Newsbreaks on CNN-News18, your favourite English TV news channel. Keep watching CNN-News18 at just 50 Paise per Month. Contact your cable /DTH operator Now!
*Rental / capacity fee of Rs.130/- as charged by cable / DTH operator may apply. **GST extra.

| Edited by: ---
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results