Published: Mon, September 10, 2018
Money | By Ethel Goodwin

British Airways travelers’ credit card details hacked | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

British Airways travelers’ credit card details hacked | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The company said the breach had been resolved and the website was now working normally, and all customers affected by the breach had been contacted on Thursday night.

The airline said Thursday that hackers stole data from customers who booked tickets between August 21 and September 5 on its website and mobile app.

It is noted that the stolen data includes only information on non-cash settlements, hackers are unable to access your passport or flight information British Airways ' customers.

BA advised anyone who believed they may have been affected to contact their bank or credit card provider and follow their recommendations.

British Airways added: "We are deeply sorry for the disruption that this criminal activity has caused".

"We take the protection of our customers' data very seriously", he said.

The National Crime Agency said it was aware of the data breach affecting British Airways and was consulting with partners, including the National Cyber Security Centre, to assess the best course of action.

Curry's PC World and Dixons Carphone are others that announced hacks that affected millions of customers.

As Cruise reports, Cruz has reported compensation to those customers who have been financially damaging, and has made it clear that "charging" was not a violation of the company's encrypted information.

Cruz said the hack was not a breach of the airline's encryption. We have notified the police and relevant authorities.

Will I have to get a new card?

British Airways experienced an IT-related crisis in May a year ago when roughly 75,000 passengers were stranded after the airline cancelled more than 700 flights over three days because of system problems.

She tweeted: "My bank... are experiencing extremely high call volumes due to this breach!"

The company said there was evidence that some of the data "may have left our systems", although the records did not contain payment card or bank account details and there was no evidence that any fraud has resulted.

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