A breach of a third party vendor used by some airlines to process pilot job applications has exposed at least 8,700 records, according to data breach disclosures made by American and Southwest Airlines. The impacted airlines have said that they have cut ties with the third party vendor.
Hackers gained access to sensitive personal information of American Airlines’ customers and employees in a data breach linked to a phishing campaign that led to the unauthorized access of employee mailboxes.
High-profile cyber attack that struck British budget airline EasyJet may have been carried out by Chinese hackers who have stolen email addresses and travel details of millions of passengers.
Impact of cyber attacks on RavnAir has forced at least a dozen flights out of the air on a busy travel weekend in December and it seems that there may be more delayed and canceled flights into February.
At a proposed value of £183 million, British Airways is facing the highest record of GDPR fines, Britain's DPA is making it clear that companies should protect customers’ data or be ready to pay.
In a growing number of cases – including some involving Google Nest microphones for the home and airplane cameras found on back of passenger seats – surveillance devices are deployed haphazardly without thinking about the way they might intrude into people’s lives and privacy.