Air India data breach: Air India hit by massive data breach, flyer data compromised | India Business News

NEW DELHI: Air India’s customer database — name, date of birth, contact information, passport information, ticket information, frequent flyer data and also credit cards data — has suffered a massive security breach. In all, about “45 lakh data subjects” may have been leaked. The airline has informed affected passengers that the “breach involved some personal data registered between August 2011 and February 2021.” It adds that “no passwords data was affected.”
This is the second major airline data breach in last six months. Last December, some servers of IndiGo were also hacked and the airline had said there was a “possibility that some internal documents may get uploaded by the hackers on public websites and platforms.”
In a detailed statement, Air India said: “This is to inform that SITA PSS, our data processor of the passenger service system (which is…

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