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American Airlines Data Breach Cyberattack Compromised Data Compromised Accounts Phishing

American Airlines reports suffering from a data breach attack

A data breach incident has hit American Airlines after the firm confirmed the incident through notification letters they sent to affected customers last September 16. As stated in their letter, there was no proof that the stolen data were misused, although it is still unknown how many employee email accounts and sensitive personal data were...
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TAP Air Portugal Ragnar Locker Ransomware Hacked Data Breach Airline Europe Compromised Server

TAP Air Portugal gets hit by the Ragnar Locker ransomware

The notorious Ragnar Locker ransomware group allegedly hit Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Air Portugal, after the airline revealed that its systems were compromised last week. The company disclosed that they obstructed the attack, hindering the threat actors from conducting further plans. In addition, the firm noted that there is no evidence of attackers gaining access...
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India Airline Akasa Air Threat Warning Data Breach Fraud Prevention Phishing Policy Enforcement

New Indian Airline, Akasa Air, warned its users about a data breach

India’s newest airline company, Akasa Air, has warned its users about unauthorised access to their systems. The Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed airline based in Mumbai, India, is the latest addition to the country’s aviation industry. The company set its scheduled operation last July, but it officially started deploying aircraft earlier this month (August 7). Unfortunately, the new...
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Ransomware Airline Service Provider Accelya ALPHV BlackCat Data Leak Threat Group

Ransomware hits a large airline technology provider Accelya

A ransomware incident recently hit a major airline technology provider, Accelya, impacting its internal systems and causing minor operational disruption. Some of the well-known clients of the affected firm include British Airways, Delta, American Airlines, and JetBlue. With over 250 airline partners from nine countries, Accelya is known for providing cargo, passengers, and industry analytics...
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Data Leak Malaysia UAE Airline Passengers For Sale Dark Web Underground Forums Cybersecurity

Data of Malaysian and UAE airline passengers for sale online

From the latest dark web monitoring of iZOOlogic analysts, we have found that an immense volume of databases owned by Malaysian and UAE-based airline passengers have been marketed on the dark web and underground forums. A dark web threat actor with the username ‘Bill_Joy’ posted these discovered stolen databases. As seen from the advertisement, both...
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Cleartrip India Flight Booking Hacked Data Breach Airline

Cleartrip, an Indian flight booking platform, got struck by hackers

The internal systems of a renowned flight booking site in India, Cleartrip, disclosed a data breach attack that might have compromised the personal information of the yet unidentified impacted individuals. The management of the booking site also shared that they are now investigating the incident along with third-party security experts. A Cleartrip representative stated that...
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6 TB Data Breach Turkey Pegasus Airlines Exposed Data AWS S3 Bucket PegasusEFB

6.5TB data of Turkey-based Pegasus Airlines got exposed online

Cybersecurity researchers have found a data leak incident concerning a Turkey-based firm Pegasus Airlines, which exposed their AWS S3 bucket that contained EFB or Electronic Flight Bag data on the web. The researchers explained that the exposed data was left without password protection, thus resulting in the leak. The Turkish airline company has partnered with...
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Cyber Attackers Mahan Airlines IRGC-QF Iran Data Breach

Attackers strike Mahan Airlines to stress their connection with the IRGC-QF

One of Iran’s biggest airlines, Mahan Air, was reportedly hit by a cyberattack that the Hooshyarane Vatan threat group allegedly conducted. The said threat group stole documents involving the airline to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The airline acknowledged to the public about being hit by the attack but added that it had already been...
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UK House of Commons Email Threats Cyber Security Phishing Scam Malicious Emails Ransomware Vulnerability

The UK’s House of Commons gets exposed to cyber threats with a 358% upsurge rate for 2021

Security researchers have found out a 358% upsurge in the rate of malicious email threats being sent towards the inbox of the UK’s House of Commons in 2020. The Freedom of Information (FoI) data were acquired from the lower house of the UK’s parliament that revealed an increase in cyber threats over the previous years.  In 2018, HoC blocked over...
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Aerospace Telecommunication firms cyberattack Iranian Hackers Dropbox

Aerospace and Telecommunication firms attacked by Iranian Hackers that abuses Dropbox

A piece of new information reveals a cyber-spying campaign by Iranian hackers targeting the Middle East-based aerospace and telecom industries. The goal is to steal confidential information about assets, infrastructure, and technology while remaining unidentified and evading security systems using Dropbox reliant API.  A cybersecurity company based in Boston, Massachusetts, named the attack ‘Operation Ghostshell’. They pointed out the use of...
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