Cathay Pacific is the latest airline to be battered by a major data breach.
In a statement released on its website, the Hong Kong-based international airline said roughly 9.4 million customers had their data accessed, but said there was “no evidence” that the information was misused.
Personal information such as names of passengers, their nationalities, dates of birth, telephone numbers, email, physical addresses, passport numbers, identity card numbers, and travel history was accessed.
Credit card numbers exposed in the incident were from expired cards, or didn’t include CVV information. No passwords were compromised in the breach, and the airline said its flight information systems weren’t affected. Read more…