The news that thousands of British Airways passenger information had been affected during a malicious cyber attack at the UK’s flag bearing airline. The firm reported itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office for investigation.
The interim statement is as follows:
“The ICO’s investigation into a cyber attack at British Airways is ongoing. Meanwhile, we advise people who may have been affected to be vigilant when checking their financial records and to follow the advice on the ICO, National Cyber Security Centre and Action Fraud websites about how they can protect themselves and their data online.”
The ICO will continue to investigate the breach.