Cathay Pacific Faulted For Data Breach, But Hackers’ Objective Unclear
By: Will Horton
Published: June 6, 2019
* It is aviation’s largest known data breach, with 9.4 millionCathay Pacific passengers impacted, but also puzzling, gathering only 430credit card numbers, mostly expired and none complete.
* Cathay says it has not received any reports of data being misusedor listed on the ‘dark web.’
* Cathay was unequivocally faulted by Hong Kong’s PrivacyCommissioner in a report released Thursday that identified twocontraventions of law, low regard to data privacy and taking seven monthsto disclose the 2018 breach.