Air India was attacked by hackers, more than 4.5 million passenger’s crucial data stolen

Air India’s official website announced that the data of approximately 4.5 million customers of the company was stolen by hackers. The data stolen by hackers included passenger names and credit card information, Date of birth, contact information, passport information, ticket information.

Air India said in a statement that the company only confirmed the specific information leaked two months after the passenger service system (PSS) was hacked. The attack caused the company to lose data on passengers registered with Air India in the past ten years (August 26, 2011, to February 3, 2021).

However, it is worth mentioning that although the customer’s name, credit card, passport, and other information have been stolen, their CVV/CVC (a type of credit card verification code) data has not been leaked, because the company urges passengers to “under applicable circumstances” “Change the password to ensure the security of their personal data.

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Air India also stated that the company has taken measures to ensure data security, including investigating data security incidents, protecting compromised servers, hiring external data security incident experts, notifying and liaising with credit card issuers, and resetting Ai

r India FFP The password of the project.

Air India is not the only victim of the hacker cyber attack. Several other airlines have also been affected, including Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Jeju Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia The data of airlines and Singapore Airlines customers have been stolen by hackers to varying degrees.


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