In a big cyber attack, passengers details of Air India has been leaked, the airlines affected in this cyber attack with Air India are Malaysia Airlines, Finnair, Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, and Cathay Pacific.

As per news, the data of 45,00,000 users have been leaked. The data leaked includes the details of credit card and passport.


Air India issued a statement, "The breach involved personal data registered between 26th August 2011 and 20th February 2021, with details that included name, date of birth, contact information, passport information, ticket information, Star Alliance and Air India frequent flyer data (but no passwords data were affected) as well as credit cards data."

Air India clarified that for credit card details, CVV or CVC numbers were not stored in the affected server.

Air India added, "Our data processor of the passenger service system (which is responsible for storing and processing of personal information of the passengers) had recently been subjected to a cybersecurity attack leading to personal data leak of certain passengers. This incident affected around 4,500,000 data subjects in the world."

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