ICO statement: Intention to fine British Airways £183.39m under GDPR for data breach

ICO statement: Intention to fine British Airways £183.39m under GDPR for data breach

Following an extensive investigation the ICO has issued a notice of its intention to fine British Airways £183.39M for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The proposed fine relates to a cyber incident notified to the ICO by British Airways in September 2018.

Privacy activists launch campaign against airlines using facial recognition technology

Privacy activists launch campaign against airlines using facial recognition technology

A group of privacy activists on Wednesday launched a campaign calling out airlines that use facial recognition technology to scan passengers in coordination with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).Digital rights group Fight for the Future publicly unveiled a new website that encourages privacy-minded passengers to contact the airlines currently partnering with CBP to roll out facial recognition scanning — including top companies such as JetBlue, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and British Airways.

The British Airways Breach: How Magecart Claimed 380,000 Victims

The British Airways Breach: How Magecart Claimed 380,000 Victims

Recently, Magecart operatives placed one of these digital skimmers on Ticketmaster websites through the compromise of a third-party functionality resulting in a high-profile breach of Ticketmaster customer data.

British Airways hack exposes personal and financial details of 380,000 customers

British Airways hack exposes personal and financial details of 380,000 customers

In all, 380,000 payment cards are affected, and British Airway urges anyone who believes their details may have been compromised to get in touch with their bank or credit card company.

British Airways hacked: Customers' data stolen in massive cyber-theft leaving 380,000 bank cards 'compromised'

British Airways hacked: Customers' data stolen in massive cyber-theft leaving 380,000 bank cards 'compromised'

The airline admitted tonight it is investigating "as a matter of urgency" the theft of customer data from its website and mobile app. We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.