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Air Europa’s customer data potentially compromised Protect your information now

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TLDR:

  • Air Europa announces potential compromise of customer data
  • Security incident detected in October of the previous year with sensitive information exposed

Air Europa, a prominent Spanish airline, recently announced a potential compromise of its customers’ data following a security incident detected in October. The breach exposed sensitive information such as names, ID card or passport details, dates of birth, telephone numbers, email addresses, and nationalities. The company promptly responded by reporting the incident to authorities and notifying customers to take necessary precautions. This incident highlights the ongoing cyber security challenges faced by Air Europa and the aviation industry, emphasizing the importance of enhancing security measures to protect customer data.

The International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), which holds a stake in Air Europa, clarified its position and emphasized the coordinated effort between stakeholders to address the breach. This incident serves as a reminder of the vulnerabilities present in the aviation sector’s digital infrastructure and the critical need to prioritize cyber security to maintain trust and protect personal information.


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