British Airways App and Website Hack Exposes Full Card Details of 380,000 Customers

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British Airways App and Website Hack Exposes Full Card Details of 380,000 Customers
9to5Google | A ‘sophisticated’ attack on British Airways’ mobile app and website has exposed the names, email addresses, and full credit card details of 380,000 customers. Of particular concern is the fact that the attackers captured the three-digit CVV security codes on the backs of cards, something that should not normally be possible. If BA is found to have been negligent, Europe’s GDPR privacy laws would allow the airline to be fined up to 4% of its total global annual revenue, which would be a maximum of £489M ($634M).
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