Spanish airline company Air Europa has fallen victim to a cyberattack that resulted in unauthorized access to sensitive customer credit card data. The breach, which occurred due to a security lapse within the airline’s systems, has raised concerns about the safety of passenger information.
The cyberattack exposed crucial information, including credit card numbers, expiration dates, and security codes. This breach has sent ripples of anxiety among Air Europa’s clientele, as the compromised data could potentially be misused by malicious actors.
Air Europa swiftly responded to the incident, assuring the public that the situation is now under control. The company has taken immediate steps to rectify the security vulnerability and prevent any further unauthorized access to customer data.
Despite their assurance, Air Europa has also proactively reached out to a number of its customers via email, urging them to take precautionary measures. In particular, the airline recommended that affected customers contact their respective banks and consider canceling the credit cards used for transactions with Air Europa. This proactive stance is aimed at preventing any potential financial harm to its passengers and maintaining trust in the company’s commitment to data security.