EasyJet says cyberattack exposed data of 9 million customers
Posted May 19, 2020
- UK budget airline EasyJet reported on Tuesday that hackers accessed the email addresses and travel details of more than 9 million customers in a “highly sophisticated” cyberattack. The hackers also accessed the credit card details of 2,208 customers.
- As soon as the airline became aware of the attack, it took steps to respond to and manage the incident and engaged forensic experts to investigate the issue, EasyJet said.
- It also notified the National Cyber Security Centre and the ICO, the UK’s data protection watchdog.
– Katie Collins | May 19, 2020