British Airways

Pierluigi Paganini June 06, 2023
British Airways, BBC and Boots were impacted the by Zellis data breach

The BBC and British Airways were both impacted by the data breach suffered by the payroll provider Zellis. As a result of the cyber attack on the payroll provider Zellis, the personal data of employees at the BBC and British Airways has been compromised and exposed. “Zellis, a payroll company based in the UK, is […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 16, 2020
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. Exposed data included names, addresses, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 08, 2019
UK ICO fines British Airways ÂŁ183 Million under GDPR over 2018 security breach

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined British Airways with ÂŁ183 million for failing to protect its customers’ data during last year’s security breach. The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined British Airways with ÂŁ183 million for failing to protect the personal information of roughly 500,000 customers during 2018 security breach. “Following an extensive investigation the ICO […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 26, 2018
British Airways: additional 185,000 passengers may have been affected

The data breach suffered by the British Airways airline is worse than initially thought, according to IAG firm that wons the airline further 185,000 customers may have had impacted in the incident. The data breach suffered by the British Airways airline is worse than initially thought, according to IAG firm that owns the airline, further 185,000 customers may have […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 11, 2018
MageCart crime gang is behind the British Airways data breach

An investigation conducted by researchers at RiskIQ revealed that the responsible of the British Airways data breach is a crime gang tracked as MageCart. The responsible of the recently disclosed British Airways data breach is a crime gang tracked as MageCart. The group has been active since at least 2015 and compromised many e-commerce websites to steal payment card and […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2018
British Airways hacked, attackers stole details of 380,000 customers

Personal and payment card information of 380,000 British Airways customers were stolen by attackers, stolen data did not include travel or passport details. British Airways was hacked, customer personal and payment card information of 380,000 were stolen by attackers, the stolen data did not include travel or passport details. The company published a data breach notification […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 19, 2018
‘IT system issue’ caused cancellation of British Airways cancelled flights at Heathrow

British Airways canceled flights at Heathrow due to an ‘IT system issue,’ the incident occurred on Wednesday and affected thousands of passengers. The problem had severe repercussions on the air traffic, many passengers also had their flights delayed. “On one of the busiest days of the summer, British Airways cancelled dozens of flights to and from Heathrow, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 28, 2017
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 the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 29, 2015
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 Airways Executive Club observed that their accounts were mysteriously emptied of […]