Air India reports data breach affecting 45 lakh passengers
The incident pertained to private data registered between August, 2011 and February, 2021.
Air India’s passenger service system supplier, SITA, confronted a classy cyberattack in February main to private data of passengers being leaked, the airline mentioned.
The particulars embrace title, date of beginning, contact data, passport data, ticket data, Star Alliance and Air India frequent flyer data (however no passwords data have been affected) in addition to bank cards data, the airline mentioned in an in depth assertion uploaded on its web site.
The incident affected round 45 lakh “data subjects” on this planet and pertained to private data registered between August, 2011 and February, 2021.
The airline mentioned that it was first notified in regards to the assault on February 2, 2021, and that it was offered the id of the affected data topics by its data processor on March 25, 2021 and April 5, 2021.
The airline suggested its clients to vary their passwords wherever relevant.
Air India mentioned that it’s investigating the data safety incident and brought a slew of remedial measures to make sure data security together with securing the compromised servers,notifying and liaising with the bank card issuers and resetting passwords of the Air India Frequent Flying Programme.