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Cathay Pacific Airlines Recognized Personal Data Leakage of 9.4 Million Passengers

One of China’s largest airlines, Cathay Pacific, reported a leak of 9.4 million of its passengers. The incident happened back in March, but it became known only now.

Among the third-party data are information from passports, ID-cards, names, dates of birth, postal addresses and travel points of passengers. In addition, the data of 403 bankcards was leaked, of which 27 cards – along with the CVV code.

Cathay Pacific states that this incident did not affect flight safety. There is also no information about the use of personal information of passengers by hackers.

The airline is investigating the incident.

Cathay Pacific is based in Hong Kong and operates worldwide. Among the directions are Europe, North America, Japan, Asia, the Middle East and other regions.

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