Archive July 2019

ICO intends to fine British Airways for a Data Breach

The british authority, ICO, intends to fine British Airways £183 Millions relates to a cyber incident. It has been notified to the ICO by British Airways in September 2018. It involved user traffic to the British Airways website being diverted to a fraudulent site. Through this false site, customer details were harvested by the attackers. Personal data of approximately 500,000 customers were compromised in this incident, which is believed to have begun in June 2018. According to the investigators, poor security arragement have caused this breach.