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Hong Kong Cathay Pacific International Air Transport thrilling privacy information disclosure accident, affected by tens of millions of people-Air transport knowledge

by:VIPUTRANS     2019-12-28
Abstract: chinanews. com news: Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Airways International Air Transport thrilling privacy information disclosure accident, affected 9. 4 million people, including personal data, passport number, ID number, etc. Chinanews. com news: hong Kong Cathay Pacific International Air Transport thrilling privacy information disclosure accident, affected 9. 4 million people. Cathay Pacific announced the data leakage incident on the 24th, saying that the company and its wholly-owned subsidiary Dragonair, some passenger data were not authorized to leak, including personal data such as passport number, ID number and so on. International Air Transport Cathay Pacific stressed that there is no evidence that any personal data has been improperly used and the incident will not have any impact on flight safety. The company has already reported the incident.     According to reports, Cathay Pacific Airways announced on the 24th that during its ongoing information security testing process, it found that a number of information systems containing about 9. 4 million passenger data were not authorized to access.     Cathay Pacific said that its system has detected suspicious activities for the first time since March this year, and has taken timely actions to prevent the development of the incident since it was discovered. The network security company has assisted in carrying out a comprehensive investigation, further Strengthen information system security measures. Cathay Pacific confirmed in early May that its personal data had been accessed without authorization. Among them, 9. 4 million passengers had been improperly accessed, with 860 thousand passport numbers and 24. 50 thousand Hong Kong identity card numbers have been improperly accessed.     Cathay Pacific pointed out that, personal data accessed without authorization in this incident may include passenger name, nationality, date of birth, telephone number, email address, address, passport number, ID number, frequent flyer program member number, customer service notes and previous flight record data. In addition, 403 overdue credit card numbers and 27 credit card numbers without security codes have been improperly accessed. The data for each affected passenger being improperly accessed is different.     Cathay Pacific stressed that the affected information system and Cathay Pacific's flight operation system are two completely independent systems, and this incident will not have any impact on Cathay Pacific's flight safety.     Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Officer he Wei apologized for the worries caused by this incident. He said that he is contacting the affected passengers through different channels and providing suggestions and steps to protect personal data. There is no evidence that any personal data has been improperly used, 'No one passenger's travel and frequent flyer program information was fully accessed, and there was no password leak. '  He added that he would assure passengers that the company has taken measures and will continue to strengthen information security. 'ensuring the safety of passengers is the company's top priority. '  It is understood that Cathay Pacific Airways Co. , Ltd. is referred to as Cathay Pacific Airways ( English: Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, HKEx: 0293, OTCBB: cppay) , Is American Roy C Farrell and Australian Sydney H de Kantzow founded in September 24, 1946 [1] It is the first airline in Hong Kong to provide civil aviation services. VIPUTRANS logistics, 11 years of international air transport service experience, price advantage, stable flights, one-to-one tracking service.
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