EasyJet Cyberattack

EasyJet Cyberattack

Bridewell Consulting’s Principal Consultant and Head of Penetration Testing, James Smith, provides expert comments for The Independent regarding the latest news on the EasyJet cyberattack where around 9 million customers have been affected.

James comments: “Airlines hold valuable personal information [that] could all be used by criminal organisations to commit identity fraud or further phishing campaigns as part of a larger operation,”

“Even the barcode on someone’s airline ticket is a route into gaining personal data.”

“Some criminals keep the data for personal use or for use within organised crime, it could also be used in a ransom scenario or sold on the dark web. At present, is too early to tell what has happened with the EasyJet’s customers’ data,”

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