9.4 Million Affected in Cathay Pacific Breach

9.4 Million Affected in Cathay Pacific Breach

Cathay Pacific airlines disclosed this week that it had been hit by a breach which is estimated to affect around 9.4 million individuals.

The Hong Kong-based airline said that passenger information such as names, nationality, date of birth, phone number, email address, passport number, identity card number, frequent flyer membership number, customer service remarks, and historical travel information may have been compromised.

Cathay Pacific however assured that travel or loyalty profiles had not been accessed in full, and no passwords were compromised. Affected customers will also be offered ID monitoring services where possible. Those who suspect that they have been affected can submit a request via the airline’s data security event enquiry form.

Source: ZDNet

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