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Information of 9 Million Passengers Compromised in EasyJet Data Breach

May 20, 2020

UK low-cost airline EasyJet just announced it was the target of a highly sophisticated cyber-attack that exposed personal details of 9 million customers.

“Following discussions with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the Board of easyJet announces that it has been the target of an attack from a highly sophisticated source,” the company said in cyber security incident notice on May 19.

“As soon as we became aware of the attack, we took immediate steps to respond to and manage the incident and engaged leading forensic experts to investigate the issue,” the company said.

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