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9 Million EasyJet customers details accessed in cyber attack.

Published on 19 May 2020 by Charlie

Budget airliner EasyJet has released a statement notifying its customers that the email addresses and travel details of around 9 million user accounts were compromised in what it calls a “highly sophisticated attack", back in as early as January of this year.

In addition to this, over 2000 customers have had their credit card details accessed by the attackers. According to the airliner, none of the details gained in the attacks had been misused so far and they were contacting all affected parties to notify them.

The customer’s details do not appear to be for sale on the darknet as of now (19th May), as only one listing for EasyJet accounts can be found and this was posted in October 2019, before the attack. Searchlight security will update this post if customers details from this attack are found for sale.

The statement releaed by EasyJet available here

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