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British Airways data theft: Details of 380,000 card payments compromised

The thefts occurred during a data breach that affected bookings made on the airline's website between August 21 and September 5, parent International Airlines Group

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Financial data has been stolen from potentially hundreds of thousands of British Airways customers who made online bookings in recent weeks, extending a run of embarrassing technological mishaps suffered by the UK flag carrier. The thefts occurred during a data breach that affected bookings made on the airline's website between Aug. 21 and Sept. 5, parent International Airlines Group said on Thursday. Around 380,000 card payments were "compromised", it said. In May 2017, the carrier suffered a massive computer system failure caused by a power supply issue near ...

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First Published: Fri, September 07 2018. 02:10 IST
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