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ICO fines British Airways £20m for data breach affecting more than 400,000 customers

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 of its customers.

An ICO investigation found the airline was processing a significant amount of personal data without adequate security measures in place. This failure broke data protection law and, subsequently, BA was the subject of a cyber-attack during 2018, which it did not detect for more than two months.

Source: ICO fines British Airways £20m for data breach affecting more than 400,000 customers | ICO

British Airways: data breach waters muddied

A recent statement issued by British Airways calls into question whether the data breach reported by the company last month will be considered a ‘personal data breach’ under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), despite the company admitting that the breach involved personal data and took place after the GDPR took effect.

Source: British Airways: data breach waters muddied

British Airways data breach hackers identified

The attackers behind a data breach that left thousands of British Airways customer details exposed have been identified by security researchers.  RiskIQ has named the Magecart hacking group as the suspected perpetrators behind last week’s attack, which saw ore than 300,000 accounts compromised.

Source: British Airways data breach hackers identified | TechRadar

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