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American Airlines disclosed a data breach

September 20, 2022

American Airlines recently suffered a data breach, threat actors compromised a limited number of employee email accounts.

The intruders had access to sensitive personal information contained in the accounts, but the company’s data breach notification states that it is not aware of any misuse of exposed data.

The security breach was discovered on July 5th, the airline promptly adopted the measure to mitigate the incident and secure the impacted email accounts. Then American Airlines launched an investigation with the help of a leading cybersecurity forensic firm.

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