Air India (AI), the government's erstwhile jewel in the sky, reported a massive data breach which has compromised the personal details and information of 4.5 million customers. The airline’s passenger system, managed by IT software company SITA which works exclusively with the airline industry globally, suffered a cyber-security attack in February this year, the airline said in a statement on May 15. "This is to inform that SITA PSS our data processor of the passenger service system (which is responsible for storing and processing of personal information of the passengers) had recently been subjected to a cybersecurity attack leading to personal data leak of certain passengers. This incident affected around 4,500,000 data subjects in the world,” AI said. While the national carrier said that credit and debit card information of customers was not leaked as part of the breach as…
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