Cathay Pacific Faulted For Data Breach, But Hackers’ Objective Unclear

Cathay Pacific Faulted For Data Breach, But Hackers’ Objective Unclear

Posted June 6, 2019

Cathay Pacific Faulted For Data Breach, But Hackers’ Objective Unclear

Source: Forbes
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.