American Airlines discloses data breach after employee email compromise

American Airlines has notified customers of a recent data breach after attackers compromised an undisclosed number of employee email accounts and gained access to sensitive personal information.

In notification letters sent on Friday, September 16th, the airline explained that it has no evidence that the exposed data was misused.

American Airlines discovered the breach on July 5th, immediately secured the impacted email accounts, and hired a cybersecurity forensic firm to investigate the security incident.

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Source: Bleeping Computer