Bangkok Airways Admits Attackers Stole Passenger Data

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Bangkok Airways Admits Attackers Stole Passenger Data

Bangkok Airways has admitted that a cyber-attack last week led to the compromise of an unspecified volume of passengers’ personally identifiable information (PII).

The Thai airline claimed in a brief update late last week that although the incident didn’t affect “operational or aeronautical security systems,” it does appear as if personal data has been accessed.

Personal data could include full name, nationality, gender, phone number, email and home address, contact details, passport and historical travel information, partial credit card info and special meal information.

“This incident has been reported to the Royal Thai police as well as providing notification to the relevant authorities. For primary prevention measures, the company highly recommends passengers to contact their bank or credit card provider and follow their advice and change any compromised passwords as soon as possible,” the notice continued.

“In addition to that, the

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