Another 185K Customers Potentially Affected by the British Airways Data Breach

British Airways published an update regarding the September 6 data breach incident, saying that the hackers may have stolen the personal and banking info of some extra 185,000 customers, on top of the 380,000 estimated initially.

"In addition, from the investigation we know that fewer of the customers we originally announced were impacted.  Of the 380,000 payment card details announced, 244,000 were affected," says British Airways' press release.

The new information has been unearthed following an ongoing investigation by specialist cyber forensic investigators and the National Crime Agency.

British Airways also said in their update that they "are notifying the holders of 77,000 payment cards, not previously notified, that the name, billing address, e... (read more)

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