British Airways fined £20m over data breach

BBC News Friday, 16 October 2020 ()
The fine is the largest ever issued by the Information Commissioner's Office.
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British Airways has been fined £20 million over a 2018 data hack, theInformation Commissioner’s Office has announced. Investigators found theairline should have identified the security weaknesses which enabled theattack to take place. The carrier failed to protect the personal and financialdetails...

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