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British Airways discovered another 185,000 users affected by data breaches.

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At the beginning of September 2018, representatives of British Airways reported about compromising the data of users of their website and mobile application. All users who booked through the official website or company application from August 25 to September 5 are at risk 2018. At that time, 380,000 victims were known.

Although the information on clients ’passports and routes did not suffer during the leak, their personal and financial information

Now representatives of British Airways have published a new press release, according to which, an investigation into the incident revealed another 185,000 potentially compromised users.

So, it turned out that 108,000 more “leaked” a person without financial information. In addition, attackers could steal information on bank cards of 77,000 users, including the cardholder's name, billing address, email address, card number, expiration date, and even CVV number. [19659007] It is interesting that the original message of 380,000 victims also turned out to be incorrect. Now British Airways reports that the first batch of victims found included only 244,000 people.

Airlines representatives promise to notify all potential victims of the incident very soon, and they will be provided with credit monitoring services.