British Airways faces 200 million EUR GDPR fine after a data breach
ICO, the UK data protection authority fines British Airlines a record 200 million EUR (GBP 183 million) over last years data breach.
They stole data from about 500.000 users including
- login information
- credit card data
- travel booking details
After announcing the fine, the Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said that the loss of personal data “is more than an inconvenience”.
The fine for BA amounts to 1.5% of its 2017 revenue.
British Airways has 28 days to appeal the ruling before its made final.
Type of Issue:
Theft of Data
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