Further Attacks on British Airways Customer Data

Published on: 25th October 2018

In an apparent second data breach, believed to  have been carried out by the same group that stole information from customers that was reported on 6th September, a further 187,000 customers may have had their credit card and personal data stolen through a hacking incident on BA's website.

BA's parent company IAG is reported as saying;

"IAG said two separate groups of customers were affected by the hack attack:

  • 77,000 people had their name, address, email address and detailed payment information taken
  • 108,000 people lost personal details apart from the CVV number for their payment cards"

BA has confirmed it will be contacting affected customers. Anyone who believes that they may be affected by this breach can follow BA's latest updates here.

PYXI GDPR Team: 25th Oct 2018 10:43:00