BA hacked: 380,000 card payments ‘compromised’ in breach

Shares of British Airways’ parent company IAG fell around 4% as markets opened on Friday morning, hours after the airline said the credit card information of at least 380,000 customers had been “compromised” in a data theft.

More than £500m was wiped of the airline group’s market value as a result, before the share price rallied to being down just 2% on the day.

The airline said people using and its mobile app for flight bookings were targeted by hackers between 21 August and 5 September.

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Source: Sky News