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UK's ICO Says Personal Data Of About 500,000 British Airways Customers Compromised In 2018 Data Breach


Monday, 8 Jul 2019 

July 8 (Reuters) - UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)::ICO ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO FINE BRITISH AIRWAYS.BRITISH AIRWAYS HAS COOPERATED WITH ICO INVESTIGATION AND HAS MADE IMPROVEMENTS TO SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS SINCE DATA BREACH CAME TO LIGHT.PERSONAL DATA OF ABOUT 500,000 BRITISH AIRWAYS CUSTOMERS COMPROMISED IN DATA BREACH INCIDENT, WHICH IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEGUN IN JUNE 2018.INVESTIGATION FOUND THAT INFORMATION WAS COMPROMISED BY POOR SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS AT BRITISH AIRWAYS.INFORMATION COMPROMISED AT BRITISH AIRWAYS FOUND BY ICO INCLUDES LOG IN, PAYMENT CARD, TRAVEL BOOKING DETAILS, NAME & ADDRESS INFORMATION.