British Airways Website Hacked – 380,000 Customers at Risk!
If you or someone you know booked a ticket on British Airways through their website (ba.com) or on their mobile app, between August 21 thru September 5, 2018, you should know that British Airways released a statement that up to 380,000 customers accounts have been breached by hackers and that their credit card numbers and other details may have been exposed. BA confirmed that along with the card numbers the customers names, addresses and financial information may have been stolen.
If you feel that you information may have been affected by this breach of computer hacking you should contact you bank and credit card providers and inform them of the possible hacking into your credit card and British Airways accounts.
It is recommended that you should keep close eye on you credit card statements to look for any charges to your card that you never made and report them to the credit card company immediately.
A BA spokesperson confirmed that they are investigating the security breach and that the police and other relevant authorities have been notified and that the company is working with them. The spokesperson assured the public that security breach has been resolved and it is now safe to book flights online or through their mobile app.
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